Paper, Film & Foil Converter recently featured WPS Global Inc.’s million-dollar savings success story for Freedom Corrugated.
What made the headlines?
Six-digit energy cost savings in 24 months.
CO2 emissions cut by thousands of tons.
This WPS Global kilowatt-reducing success story covers a very relevant topic in today’s marketplace; one that will intrigue and inspire other converting industry professionals.
In place for two years, Freedom Corrugated’s WPS Global energy management system has earned it a 15.38 percent overall reduction in kWh usage and an energy cost savings of over $177,000. The savings will continue for at least another 13 years, resulting in an anticipated savings of more than $1,300,000 over a total of 15 years.
The system is also producing other positive results: environmental sustainability and surge protection. The WPS Global solution has lowered Freedom’s CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions an average of 72.85 tons per month over 24 months. By year 15, the company expects to have cut its CO2 emissions by a total of 13,113 tons. Since the installation, Freedom Corrugated has seen savings in maintenance costs as well.
Read the PFFC feature story to see the impressive numbers and photos of Freedom Corrugated’s plant.