Reducing air emissions and energy consumption
In Malaysia, a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) installed at the Kapar manufacturing site is expected to reduce natural gas consumption at the coating and painting line by 40 to 50 per cent. The RTO thermally oxidises volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted from the painting line and recovers heat to heat up waste gas from the ovens and burn the VOCs. This saves energy per tonne of material manufactured, and associated air and GHG emissions, as well as helping manage energy costs. The Malaysian Investment Development Authority has granted approval for the project to receive a Green Technology Tax Allowance.
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