BDF: saving the environment while maintaining market competitiveness

2016-02-29 | Energy saving

Responding to market demands no longer means just supplying machinery to increase productivity and quality. Today’s machinery and equipment manufacturers now need to bear in mind the ever more stringent rules and regulations imposed the world over to reduce emissions and carbon footprints of glassworks. BDF is doing this and in this article the company gives us an idea of how it can assist its customers in reaching their goals.

BDF: saving the environment while maintaining market competitiveness
Glass manufacturing industries from all around the world have to face a series of challenges to maintain their financial gains. Now more than ever the laws are aimed at protecting the environment in terms of emissions, carbon footprint and recycling. The glass industry is already deeply involved in recycling waste for and from the world but has a lack of innovation to enhance its carbon footprint throughout energy saving and energy recovery.
It has also to be considered that not every country is promoting changes in the glass industry with the aim of protecting the environment.
However, things are slowly changing and world’s governments are becoming more responsive to this matter by introducing new environmental laws and lowering the emission values in the near future.
Analyzing these new challenges, BDF’s Energy Division has focused its mission on helping glass manufacturing plants to maintain their competitiveness on the market while, at the same time, complying with environmental law-restrictions by means of environmental friendly technologies.
With the introduction of this type of equipment,  important environmental targets can be achieved, not only by adding costs to the plant, as happens, for instance, with simple filtration systems, but also introducing economical advantages.

Glass manufacturing plant equipment
Nowadays, because of emission restrictions, especially in Europe and US, almost every plant is obliged to install DeSOx systems, dust filters, DeNOx systems an...






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