Uniroyal makes selected consumer and industrial products including chemicals, plastics, and rubber articles in 90 plants worldwide. About 90% of raw materials are petroleum-based and about $40 million will be spent on energy in 1974.
Energy management includes centralized monitoring and feedback of usage per unit of production at all factories; energy audits; educational programs; suggestion systems; operational, maintenance, and capital investment programs. Specific items are detailed. Organization places responsibility on Divisional Coordinators backed by President and Divisional Vice Presidents, coached and assisted by Corporate Coordinator and Engineering Specialists. Results in 1973 were very encouraging.
Madigan, J. C., "Uniroyal's Approach to Energy Management" (1974). UMR-MEC Conference. 49.
1st UMR-MEC Conference on Energy Resources (1974: Apr. 24-26, Rolla, MO)
Article - Conference proceedings
Industrial Energy Management
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