SA glass bottle manufacturer improves its energy efficiency

Glass bottle manufacturer Consol has significantly reduced the CO2 footprint at its flint glass manufacturing plant in Nigel, Gauteng, South Africa, by adopting a decentralised drive system developed and by supplied by drive engineering company SEW Eurodrive.

The glass manufacturing process requires a considerable amount of energy and Consol, which has an estimated capacity to produce more than one million glass containers a year, introduced a number of measures in its production process in 2011 to reduce its power consumption.Read more here.Glass bottle manufacturer Consol has significantly reduced the CO2 footprint at its flint glass manufacturing plant in Nigel, Gauteng, South Africa, by adopting a decentralised drive system developed and by supplied by drive engineering company SEW Eurodrive.  

The glass manufacturing process requires a considerable amount of energy and Consol, which has an estimated capacity to produce more than one million glass containers a year, introduced a number of measures in its production process in 2011 to reduce its power consumption.

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Date: 18 September 2013
Source: www.esi-africa.com

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