Air Technologies® helps packaging manufacturer cut energy consumption in half

Air Technologies® helps packaging manufacturer cut energy consumption in half

Air Technologies® has installed a compressed air system that will help a packaging manufacturer save an average 50% in energy consumption and cut an average of 37% in the lifecycle cost of its compressed air system.

Wrap Tite, a leading provider of converted stretch films, reclosable poly bags, tapes, mailers, packing slip envelopes and other related packaging items, expanded to a second location in Solon, Ohio. The new building was an open space warehouse with a 50 HP skid-mounted air compressor already in place. The unit was more than twice as large as would be required for current or future needs, and it produced excessive noise levels. Wrap Tite reached out to Air Technologies® to find a better, more cost-effective solution.

After analyzing Wrap Tite’s compressed air needs, Air Technologies® experts determined that Atlas Copco’s GA 11 VSD+ (15 HP) was the optimal solution. The revolutionary air compressor’s silent operation, small footprint and zero idling time addressed many of the manufacturer’s requirements. The system’s iPM (interior permanent magnet) motor combined with its innovative design and variable speed drive+ (VSD+) technology will result in a 50% energy savings—paying for itself in less than 1.5 years.

Atlas Copco’s break-through GA 7-15 VSD+ air compressors offer reduced noise levels at 62 dB(A), 20% lower Specific Energy Requirements (SER), and a 12% increase in Free Air Delivery (FAD). The unit’s vertical train design provides a compact footprint that increases production space for manufacturers.

Contact Air Technologies® today to discover if the revolutionary GA 7-15 VSD+ is the right solution for your business.