Tag: Energy Efficiency

Process, Production

EPA Names 2022’s Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants

March 1, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed the 86 U.S. manufacturing plants to earn the agency’s ENERGY STAR certification in 2022, a designation reserved for manufacturing plants in the top 25% of energy efficiency in their sector. Together, these plants […]

Process, Production

Hempitecture Opens Energy Efficient Manufacturing Plant In Idaho

December 16, 2022

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Hempitecture has established the first nonwoven manufacturing facility of its kind in the United States in Jerome, Idaha. The Sun Valley, ID-based company is a nonwoven materials manufacturer that uses biobased, carbon-capturing inputs to create healthier, high-performing products. The new […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Department of Energy Awards $187M to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness

February 12, 2020

Via: Quality Magazine

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $187 million in funding, including $48 million of cost share, for 55 projects in 25 states to support innovative advanced manufacturing research and development. These projects address high-impact manufacturing technology, materials, and […]

Design & Planning, Process, R & D

Energy Efficiency: A Little Knowledge Goes a Long Way

March 16, 2017

Via: Automation World

For proof that knowledge really is power, look at the effect that greater insight into operations is having on Sasol Infrachem’s two steam-generation stations in Sasolburg, South Africa. Real-time accounting measures have empowered the operations staff there to make better-informed […]

Process, R & D

How Green Technology Is Transforming Traditional Manufacturing Methods

June 1, 2016

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Manufacturing, along with other industrial processes, is one of the primary industry sectors being targeted for green technology use. Traditional manufacturing methods are transforming into lean, green conserving machines that benefit the planet and the bottom line. More than that, […]