Award-winning Energy Saving in Taiwan
Our Electronics & Industrial (E&I) Semiconductor Technologies site in Hsinchu, Taiwan, was awarded the Silver Energy Conservation Benchmarking Award by the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs in December 2020.
The E&I Hsinchu site has consistently promoted continuous improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma methodology to refine processes for improved safety outcomes, product quality, product yield, waste reduction, and energy conservation. Through this methodology, the site has continuously lowered its energy consumption per product unit. In 2020, the site reduced energy usage by 2.6% versus the previous year and achieved an award-winning 23% reduction in energy consumption over a ten-year period.
In partnership with Veolia, we converted the fuel for the on-site cogeneration facility from coal to natural gas, to produce steam and electricity more efficiently with fewer GHG emissions.
In 2020, our Washington Works production facility was awarded the prestigious Responsible Care™ Energy Efficiency award from the American Chemistry Council. The DuPont™ Delrin® manufacturing unit was one of the recipients of the “Exceptional Merit” award for optimizing their production schedule to idle during low demand.
Digital printing with Artistri® inks reduces the total carbon footprint of textile printing by 40% at scale, and reduces water consumption by over 60 percent.
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