Case Studies process optimization and resource efficiency

How is resource efficiency implemented in practice? And how can processes be optimized already in their planning phase? Learn some possible answers to these questions in the best practice examples below. Here you will find a collection of case studies on the following topics:

Case studies on plant design and process optimization

Umberto Energieeffizienz Management

Construction of Semiconductor Fabs

The worldwide operating M+W Group was looking for a tool for process and facility planning for the construction of Semiconductor Fabs. With Umberto a scalable and customizable model for calculating costs of semiconductor fabs in the design, construction, and operations stages was developed.

Umberto Energieeffizienz Management

Analysis and Planning of Ultra Pure Water Facilities

Arcade Engineering, an engineering company and plant manufacturer from Germany, uses Umberto in facility planning projects. In the project described in this success story, capacity limitations of ultra pure water facilities in a semiconductor plant were analysed. By using the software Umberto the planning became speedier and led to adaptations.

Umberto Energieeffizienz Management

Process Optimization in the Chemical Industry

Ciba Specialty Chemicals (now BASF Schweiz AG) is a leading chemical company. The company used Umberto to optimize processes. By using the method of ECO engineering potentials for system optimizations and savings are systematically identified.

Umberto Energieeffizienz Management

Efficient Waste Treatment with Umberto

Der Grüne Punkt (the Green Dot) - das Duales System Deutschland (DSD), applies Umberto for an overall analysis of energy and material flows. This analysis goes beyond focusing on the actual state in includes scenario calculations and sustainability evaluations.

Case studies on eco-balance sheets

Eco-balance in the food industry

Eco-balance in the Food Industry

Neumarkter Lammsbräu, a German brewery for organic beer uses Umberto for the creation of their corporate ecological balance sheet. In this project they applied scenario analysis, evaluation features and visualization of material and energy flows as Sankey diagrams.

Eco-balance at a printing plant

Eco-balance at a Printing Plant

The Mohn media Mohndruck GmbH uses Umberto for creating its corporate ecological balance sheet. Besides the software itself the company benefits from the Umberto Integrator, which enables the integration of Umberto in existing IT infrastructures easily.

Case studies on resource efficiency

Resource efficiency through MFCA

Increased efficiency through higher purchase price

How can a textile company increase its turnover and save raw materials without investing in new equipment or losing the quality of its products? By using Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA), a feature of Umberto, the experts at ifu Hamburg helped industrial yarn manufacturer SWU Special Yarns find a surprising answer to this question.

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