Global Business Leaders Visit Mocksville to Tour Ingersoll Rand Manufacturing Plant


US Department of Energy “Save Energy Now LEADER Showcase”
Earlier this month, Ingersoll-Rand, a global leader in providing safe, comfortable and efficient environments, welcomed the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and peers from nearly 100 companies for the Save Energy Now LEADER showcase.

Participants Include Duke Energy, Nissan, Toyota, DuPont, etc
The federal energy agency and companies have gathered for a day of panel discussions, workshops and networking on “Leveraging Internal Resources to Maximize Energy Efficiency.” Participating companies came from a wide range of industries and include ABB, Alcoa, DuPont, Duke Energy, Milliken & Company, Nissan, and Toyota.

“Like Ingersoll Rand, these leading companies have made energy efficiency a cornerstone of their corporate sustainability initiatives and have voluntarily pledged to reduce their energy usage by 25 percent or more over 8 years.  We’re honored to serve as host of this event and look forward to hearing best practices from other leading companies, sharing ways that Ingersoll Rand has helped its customers reduce their energy consumption, and highlighting how we have leveraged energy efficiency strategies internally.” –  Todd Wyman, senior vice president, global operations and integrated supply chain, Ingersoll Rand.

Participants Tour Mocksville Ingersoll Rand Plant ~ “2011 Power Partner of the Year”
The participants had the opportunity to tour the Ingersoll Rand Mocksville, N.C. manufacturing facility, which recently was recognized as a Duke Energy “Power Partner of the Year” for its significant energy reduction program.

Showcases Help Companies Overcome Energy Challenges
US Department of Energy LEADER Showcases are invite-only events designed to facilitate the sharing of energy management best practices.  These showcases help industrial manufacturers and their partners, including academia, utilities, and state energy office representatives, raise awareness of the latest energy management planning, processes and technological advances.

Attendees consistently cite the benefits of learning how their peer companies overcome challenges to energy efficient manufacturing.

About Ingersoll Rand
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) is a world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments in commercial, residential and industrial markets.

Additional Resources:
Ingersoll Rand
US Department of Energy “Save Energy Now LEADER Program
Ingersoll Rand Center of Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
Unlocking the Secrets of Energy Efficiency: an Executive Dilemma
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