U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Advanced Manufacturing Office
FMC Corporation's Chemical Products Group (CPG) is Newest Allied Partner
October 22, 2001
An Allied Partner Agreement was
developed and signed by FMC Corporation's Chemical Products Group (CPG) and the
Department of Energy's Office of Industrial Technologies (OIT). FMC
Corpration is one of the world's leading producers of chemicals for industry and
agriculture. Within FMC's Chemical Products Group are three U.S.-based
divisions: the Alkali Chemicals Division (produces natural soda ash), the
Hydrogen Peroxide Division, and teh Active Oxidants Division (produces
persulfate products and peracetic acid). These three divisions have formed
an Allied Partnership with OIT.
FMC is working to improve the resource efficiency of its
business. In support of reducing energy usages, FMC has formed site energy
reduction teams and energy-focused technology support teams. As an Allied
Partner, FMC will apply OIT programs, products, tools and services to their
energy reduction efforts, and will assist in the promotion of OIT energy
efficiency strategies and tools within the chemical industry. The Allied
Partnership between OIT and FMC is expected to encompass the following
Promoting awareness and dissemination of OIT resources
Conducting energy assessments.
Conducting energy efficiency training
Participating in Texas Industries of the
Evaluating emerging technology implementation
Dan Summers, FMC Chemical Products Group Manager, says,
"BTU purchase cost is volitile, and not readily influenced by end-users.
However, lower and more efficient consumption of energy is something that
end-users can influence. It is a critical prioirtiy of our business, and
FMC looks forward to working with OIT in the effort to promote energy
For further information on Allied Partnership
opportunities, please contact David Salem at (202) 58-8710 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.