The need for global industry to reduce both water and chemical usage is frequently in the news. The food, chemical, petrochemical, primary metal and paper industries are among the world’s heaviest water users. Similarly, these industrial sectors consume large volumes of cleaning, coating and lubricating chemicals in their daily operations.
Two key considerations should drive industrial producers to examine every possible avenue to minimize their water and chemical “footprints”. First, it’s simply the right thing to do. But pursuing greater sustainability in daily operations isn’t just good for the environment and for future generations. It can also have a significant positive impact on your bottom line.
You may be surprised to learn that often-overlooked spray systems in your plant can waste millions of gallons of water and chemicals each year. That’s bad for everyone and you may be surprised at the financial impact of that waste.