Ardagh Receives Energy Star Certifications for Four Glass Plants
Ardagh Group, Glass-North America was awarded four Energy Star® plant certifications for superior energy performance.
Ardagh Group, Glass-North America was awarded four Energy Star® plant certifications for superior energy performance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and is reportedly the only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn this recognition. The four Ardagh Group manufacturing facilities are located in Bridgeton, N.J.; Dunkirk, Ind.; Madera, Calif.; and Milford, Mass. The facilities have reportedly demonstrated best-in-class energy performance and, on average, perform within the top 25% nationwide for energy efficiency when compared to similar plants across the country. Meeting strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA, Ardagh Group’s four recognized glass facilities have improved energy performance by upgrading and optimizing furnaces, utilizing recycled glass, installing energy-efficient lighting fixtures, repairing air compressor leaks, and several other energy-saving initiatives.
“Ardagh Group is honored to remain the only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn the prestigious ENERGY STAR plant certifications,” said John Riordan, president and CEO. “We are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our business by upgrading and optimizing our manufacturing operations and focusing on recycling programs at our facilities, illustrating our dedication to environmental responsibility and our goal of being the glass packaging supplier of choice.”