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Candy Manufacturer Reduces Wastewater Disposal Costs and Recovers Concentrate for Reuse with Vacuum Evaporation

Introduction A multinational food group who manufactures confectionery products such as sweets, chocolate, and candies needed to reduce its wastewater disposal costs and recover concentrate from one of its candy manufacturing processes. The Challenge During the candy line manufacturing process substantial effluent was being produced and then hauled away to their water treatment plant at great expense. In addition, the […]

Pharmaceutical Research Laboratory Reduces Wastewater Volume and Disposal Costs with Vacuum Evaporation

Introduction A research laboratory center for a multinational company in the pharmaceutical industry develops a variety of innovative therapeutic products to help with respiratory diseases, rare diseases, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular diseases. High quantities of water are used in their process and it was resulting in a high volume of wastewater and disposal costs. The Challenge During the typical day, the […]

Chemical Manufacturer Significantly Reduces CO2 Emissions and Wastewater Disposal Volumes with Vacuum Evaporation

Introduction A specialty chemicals company that produces systems and products for the construction and motor vehicle industry was looking to improve both energy and material efficiency as part of their sustainability efforts, which is a key component of the company’s innovation drive. The Challenge As part of its sustainability goals, the company was making every effort to reduce its resource […]

Battery Recycler Achieves Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) and Recovers Over 80% of Concentrate for Resale

Challenge: Recover water and Sodium Sulfate from spent sulphuric acid from recycled batteries Solution: PRAB EVALED® Vacuum Evaporator (RV F 60 FF) Results: Zero Liquid Discharge and recovery of 80% sodium suplhate for resale Introduction A company who recycles over 3,000,000 automotive battery units a year, and produced over 40,000 tons of lead every year needed to recover […]

Microelectronics Manufacturer Reduces Rinse Line Water Disposal Costs and Sludge with Vacuum Evaporation

Introduction: A top manufacturer of TFT-LCD panels needed to reduce its sludge production and wastewater disposal costs at two of its plants—complying with local environmental legislation. This sludge and water waste was produced in both of the plants’ rinse lines, as part of their copper(Cu) etching production process. The Solution Because no two wastewater streams are exactly alike, in order […]

Digital Memory Storage Production Site Solves Acid Pickling Bath’s Wastewater Issues with Vacuum Evaporation

Challenge: Nickel in wastewater Solution: PRAB EVALED® Vacuum Evaporator (model PC F 24FF) Results: 70-90% of distillate is recovered and reused The Challenge A well-known manufacturer in the memory storage industry was searching for a solution to their increasing disposal costs and significant storage problems that were occurring as a result of the amount of wastewater coming from […]

PRAB Tramp Oil Separator Saves Manufacturer Over $60,000 Annually by Recycling Wash Water

Challenge: Reduce labor and wastewater disposal costs from a wash system Solution: PRAB Tramp Oil Separator Results: Annual Savings of $67,440 Project Background A global manufacturer of components for hydraulic systems needed a high-quality solution that would streamline oil removal from their small tunnel washer for its cleaning line. Their current process was compromising the company’s ability to […]

Concrete Additives Facility Reduces Wastewater Disposal Costs Through Vacuum Evaporation

Challenge: Reduce haul-away costs for tanker washdown wastewater Results: Lowered wastewater disposal costs by ~$250,000/year Return on Investment: Less than one year Project Background A global specialty chemicals company utilizing tanker trucks to deliver its product was producing about 3,000 gallons of wastewater each day tankers are washed. This resulted in about $250,000 in annual costs to haul […]

Automotive Components Manufacturer Reduces Wastewater Volumes from Die Casting Process

Download       Project Background A market leader, specializing in the manufacturing of die-cast aluminum and zinc components for the automotive industry produces a variety of parts that vary in weight up to 40 lbs. This customer aimed at reducing the wastewater volume coming from the production process, the relative high disposal costs, and to reuse the water within […]

Automotive Powertrain Manufacturer Sees Results BEFORE Installation of PRAB Wringer and Conveyor Through PRAB’s ‘Prove It Before You Use It’ Approach

CHALLENGE A global manufacturer of powertrain systems for the auto industry needed to improve fluid recovery as part of its steel stamping scrap process at its facility in the Northeastern United States. As a tier one supplier to major automotive manufacturers, and with an estimated 70% of the vehicles on the road utilizing one of their systems, the […]