Sustainability Case studies

Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port wins 2013 EEF Sustainable Manufacturing Award

23 June 2014 #Sustainability Case studies

Ellesmere Port Astra Production

The plant won the award after changing from solvent-borne to water-borne paint, which reduced volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions by almost 90% in each paint booth. The new technology increased transfer efficiency of the paint to the car by 85%, reducing the amount of paint used by over one litre per car, and resulted in an increase in finish quality for the customer.

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