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During the Fakuma tradeshow this week in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Tyco Electronics was awarded the annual Energy Efficiency Award from injection molding machine manufacturer Arburg for Tyco’s efforts to save in all facets of its operations.

PlasticsToday Staff

October 16, 2009

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Processor’s energy efficiency takes prize

During the Fakuma tradeshow this week in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Tyco Electronics was awarded the annual Energy Efficiency Award from injection molding machine manufacturer Arburg for Tyco’s efforts to save in all facets of its operations.

Michael Hehl, managing partner at the molding machine manufacturer, explained, “With this award, we annually show our appreciation for companies who, like us, take an innovative, holistic and international approach to the subject of energy efficiency and who stand out on account of their corporate philosophy and activities.”

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From left: Arburg’s Michael Hehl; Tyco Electronics’ Marc Blöchle, Günther Hofmann and Dieter Volk; and Arburg’s sales director, Helmut Heinson.

Tyco’s efforts included its attention to energy consumption as well as to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, water and waste waster consumption, and to increasing its material recycling. The company has committed to investing only in electric machines, assuming these fulfil processing requirements. For Arburg this means half of the 149 injection molding machines it has supplied to Tyco Electronics to facilities in Europe and North and South America since 2006 have been electric Allrounder Alldrive models. —[email protected]

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