‘Think Blue. Factory’ award for Volkswagen India Pune Plant, with major contribution of Centrifuge Separators
Volkswagen India, (Pune) plant has received the prestigious ‘THINK BLUE. FACTORY’ award for the greatest progress in waste reduction.
One of the main measures contributing to this reduction was the recycling of paint sludge. This reduction was achieved by cutting down the moisture content from paint sludge using centrifuge Paint Sludge Separator
As compared to the base value of 2011, VW India Pune plant has been able to reduce specific ‘Waste Generation’ by 30.5%.
Volkswagen Pune Plant, one of the 27 Volkswagen automotive manufacturing facilities worldwide, follows the ‘Think Blue. Factory.’ initiative to achieve environment-friendly manufacturing. Through this initiative, Volkswagen aims at reducing the impact of its manufacturing process on the environment by 25% per car globally through its participating facilities.
Three years into the program, the Pune plant has already surpassed the set target in the area of ‘Waste Generation’ and is close to achieving its targets in the areas of ‘CO2 Emissions’ and ‘Energy Consumption’. Rounding off the fruitful results of Volkswagen India was the consistent progress shown in the area of ‘Water Consumption’. Amongst the five key measurable areas, maximum reduction has been achieved in the area of ‘Waste Generation’.
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