Industrial manufacturing faces an increasingly competitive environment. Companies are looking for opportunities to reduce production costs without impacting on their productivity or the quality of the end product. One of the most effective methods is to concentrate on energy efficiency. This will also have additional benefits in terms of improving green credentials.
Saku Vanhala, Product Portfolio Manager, Pumps and Agitators, at Sulzer, examines how the energy efficiency of pumping systems can be improved, especially in regard to the pulp and paper industry.Read more
DEAKIN, Australia, Aug. 11, 2015 (Press Release) -The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) urges the Federal Government, following its announcement to reduce emissions 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2030, to recognise the extensive role that Australia's forest product industries can play in Australia's low carbon future.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, June 4, 2015 (Press Release) -Today, Representatives Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) and Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Gina McCarthy, expressing their concerns with the implementation of the new Boiler MACT regulations.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, June 10, 2015 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman and American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski have issued the following statements supporting today's passage of a bill (SB 752) by the Oregon Legislative Assembly to conditionally exempt carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from biomass from state air pollution regulations.
Donna Harman, President and CEO, AF&PA:Read more
ASCHAFFENBURG, Germany, May 21, 2015 (Press Release) -In the years 2010-2013, Aschaffenburg Mill erected and started up a new cogen power plant (CHP). It has replaced the old gas turbine plant, which had been supplying the mill with energy since 1990. The purpose of the new CHP is to supply the paper mill reliably and in full with steam and electricity, at competitive energy costs.Read more
Unilever has issued a call for all companies affected by the growing costs of climate change, and in particular the food industry, to step up their commitment to tackling the issue.Read more
ATLANTA, July 9, 2013 (Press Release) - The Coca-Cola Company and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are working to advance the Coca-Cola system's sustainability stewardship with the announcement today of new, bold global environmental goals and an expanded global partnership.
These ambitious goals, which complement other Coca-Cola well-being and community commitments, focus on sustainable management of water, energy, and packaging use as well as sustainable sourcing of agricultural ingredients through 2020.Read more