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US Water Shortages Feature in ‘Beverage World’

This month's edition of Beverage World leads with a feature on Water Shortage, captioned: Beverage companies confront a growing risk of how to do more with less of their most precious resource.  http://www.beverageworld.com/articles/full/17438/water-shortage Map credit: “UN World Water Development Report 4. World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)”, March 2012. Although drought conditions are most severely impacting beverage production further upstream ... Read More


When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water

Title quote: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1746. One story that dominated the news last year was the increase in drought conditions in Western regions of the US.  This resulted in the bottled water industry receiving negative publicity and responding by issuing facts and figures which, in turn, highlighted that other beverage segments use higher volumes ... Read More


Who will be the 2014 winner of the Environmental and Clean Technology VIBES Award?

Dry Lube is delighted to be an ambassador for the 2014 VIBES (Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland) Awards which are open for entries until Friday 11th July. The awards are free to enter and aim to encourage efficient use of resources, improvement of environmental performance, enhancement of business competitiveness, and support for wider ... Read More


Investing in Improved Operations

An increasing number of beverage production companies have converted from traditional wet lube systems to alternative conveyor lubrication solutions which help them improve levels of health and safety in the production hall and reduce their water consumption. Implementing a Dry Lube system will deliver immediate results to meet these corporate objectives.  Slips, trips and falls attributed to conveyor ... Read More


Target CoF’s to Achieve Operating Efficiency on a Glass Packaging Line

Improving operating efficiencies and maximising throughput whilst minimising environmental impact are conventional strategic objectives of most food and beverage companies.  High up on the agenda for beverage producers is reducing their water to product ratio. Conveyor lubrication using wet lube requires high volumes of water.  Using a water-free conveyor lubrication technology is standard practice in can, ... Read More


Engineering Environmental Efficiency at Princes Gate Spring Water

Everyone at Dry Lube would like to congratulate Princes Gate Spring Water on their recent triumph at the National EEF Future Manufacturing Awards, winning The Environmental Efficiency Award and being named runner-up in The Sustainable Manufacturing Award. They were competing nationally after winning both categories in the South West regional awards.   Dry Lube has been providing conveyor ... Read More


How Dry Lube’s Conveyor Technology Requires Zero Water

Reducing water use ratio in beverage production is a key objective in sustainability plans. Last year our customers used 300 million litres less water in their beverage production processes as a direct result of using our technology.  That is enough water to fill 80 Olympic swimming pools or make over 1 billion cups of coffee. How ... Read More


How much can Dry Lube save you in water, energy and chemical costs? Free report

  With rising water, energy and chemical costs food and beverage companies are increasingly investigating alternatives to their current operations. From just a few pieces of information will are able to perform a free Line Efficiency Evaluation which reports on how much a Dry Lube conveyor lubrication system will save you on water usage, energy consumption, carbon ... Read More


Dry Lube’s Customer to Save 1.3 Million Tonnes of Water

In less than 9 years Dry Lube Ltd has helped its increasingly growing customer base to save more than 1.3 Million tonnes of water, 4 Million kWh of power and 20,000 Tonnes of CO2. It is estimated that in 2050, 45% of human kind will live in countries chronically short of water. Sustaining natural resources has ... Read More


Nestlé’s CEO Paul Bulcke Urges For Water to be Given More Value

To avoid a global food crisis Nestle’s CEO Paul Bulcke has urged governments and food & beverage manufacturers to give water more value. At the World Water Week event in Stockholm, Sweden Bulcke spoke out about water scarcity being one of the main reasons for increased tensions between food supply and demand. Bulcke called for governments to ... Read More


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