The print industry is known for its tight margins. Webstar has utilised ISO as a framework to continuously measure, plan and improve for some time now. Energy, as one of manufacturings largest costs became a target for applying this process to ensure the business could measurable improve and sustain energy efficiency gains.
Webstar found ESP from the EECA website and soon identified the data-driven approach fitted well with their desired approach. ESP identified a range of quick wins and then looked to detailed monitoring of key plant to sustain those gains, and identify more.
Results have beaten expectations, with 5.7% reduction within the first year and now cumulative savings of over $250,000 resulting. On top of this, production costs have reduced by an estimated $500,000.