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Specialist plastics manufacturer, Tatra Rotalac, is going through a significant transformation of its factory in Manchester that is pushing energy efficiency to its limits and creating jobs in the process.
The relocating and installing of new machinery has had a significant knock-on effect to the site’s energy demand, meaning that measures needed to be taken to increase energy efficiency wherever possible to stay within local network electricity capacity constraints. 
By making the right investments, Tatra Rotalac aims to considerably reduce the energy intensity of its Manchester operations, enabling it to focus on plans to develop further products in a number of its key market sectors. In the process, its actions will also translate into cost savings on the bottom line and a lower carbon footprint.
Monitoring results so far show that the energy efficiency drive has restricted the growth in demand to within 75 per cent of existing electricity supply capacity. There is therefore no need to increase electricity supply, which would have cost the company at least £80,000.
Andrew Wall, managing director at Tatra Rotalac, said: “The support we’ve received has been integral to this success, and we look forward to continuing our work together on this ongoing transformation of our business.”