Ardagh Group awarded Five ENERGY STAR® plant certifications

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Ardagh Group is the only US glass container manufacturer to earn ENERGY STAR® recognition for five of its plants in North America. The Group also received special recognition as a Member of the EPA’s Certification Nation.

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Ardagh Group has been awarded five ENERGY STAR® plant certifications
Ardagh Group, a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, has been awarded five ENERGY STAR® plant certifications for superior energy performance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As a result of certifying five facilities in 2014, Ardagh Group has also received special recognition as a Member of the EPA’s Certification Nation.
The five Ardagh Group, Glass – North America plants, located in Burlington, Wis.; Dunkirk, Ind.; Madera, Calif.; Milford, Mass.; and Sapulpa, Okla., were the only US glass container facilities in the US to earn this recognition. This places them within the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.
“Ardagh Group is honoured to be recognized for five ENERGY STAR certifications in 2014,” said John Riordan, President and CEO of Ardagh Group’s North American Glass division. “We’ve made significant contributions across our organization to embrace energy efficiency and achieve company-wide sustainability initiatives, and this award proves our hard work and dedication to these processes and procedures.”
Ardagh Group’s five recognized facilities have improved energy performance by upgrading and optimizing furnaces, utilizing recycled glass, installing energy-efficient lighting fixtures and repairing air compressor leaks, among several other energy-saving initiatives.
“What we’re really celebrating this year are the achieveme...



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