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Windsor Plant Trimmed Energy Use by 5.4 Percent in Two Years
Carestream’s manufacturing plant in Windsor, Colo., earned a Colorado Industrial Energy Efficiency award from the Colorado Energy Office. In the past two years, Carestream Colorado has reduced energy consumption by 5.4 percent at its Windsor manufacturing facility. The company’s goal is to achieve an additional 5 percent reduction in energy use from 2015 to 2020.
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Carestream's manufacturing plant joined the Colorado Industrial Energy Challenge in 2011 and has reduced energy consumption by 21 percent during the past five years. (Photo: Business Wire)
Carestream joined the Colorado Industrial Energy Challenge (CIEC) in 2011 and has reduced energy consumption by 21 percent during the last five years.
“We continuously examine our manufacturing processes and product components to identify areas where we can help preserve the environment,” said Cavan Kelsey, Carestream’s Corporate Environmental Health and Safety & Sustainability Director. “Our aim is to reduce energy use by increasing the efficiency of our operations even when we are adding additional equipment to achieve production goals.”
The Colorado plant achieved energy savings of 5119 megawatt hours over two years with several major renovation efforts:
Carestream Colorado maintains an ongoing list of projects designed to enhance production and reduce energy use. The facility has invested in training a certified energy manager (CEM) to more effectively analyze and prioritize opportunities for energy savings.
In addition, Carestream recycles a variety of materials and works to control hazardous waste from product manufacturing and maintenance activities.
Carestream is updating its Environmental Management System to meet the new ISO 14001:2015 standard. The latest standard includes goals for sustainable resource use and climate change mitigation, as well as the incorporation of lifecycle thinking into product design.
About Carestream Health
Carestream is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and IT solutions; X-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; and precision contract coating services for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other applications—all backed by a global service and support network. For more information about the company’s broad portfolio of products, solutions and services, please contact your Carestream representative or call 888-777-2072 or visit www.carestream.com. To view Carestream’s latest news announcements, please visit www.carestream.com/news.
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