Case Studies


Case Studies:

Met-ALL TERJ Improves Cleaning and Inhibits Rust While Reducing Operational Costs

OPPORTUNITY: The customer is a refurbisher of steel propane gas bottles, for heating, cooking, and illumination devices. In their refurbishing process, they first shot blast any excessively soiled and corroded bottles, then run the bottles…

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Treo® General Purpose Cleaner Improves Cleaning While Reducing Environmental Impact

OPPORTUNITY: The customer is a manufacturer of beer kegs. In their manufacturing process, the customer utilizes a product for cleaning the stainless steel prior to welding. Historically, this process has involved a caustic cleaner at…

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Manufacturing Blue Star XH 9655/460-2 Improves Bearing Performance While Withstanding High Temperature and Water Exposure

OPPORTUNITY: The customer is a steel mill that produces long steel. In the final stages of manufacture, the steel moves through a casting process. Here, the liquid steel is fed to a caster, which solidifies,…

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Water Treatment Large, national industrial laundry sees significant gains in wastewater process after process and chemical improvements installed by DuBois

A large, national industrial laundry account was seeking process improvements from several vendors. Several water treatment companies were brought in to survey current systems, and propose solutions. Bench testing, and eventually field trials, would…

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Water Treatment Legionella Management Plans installed across multiple locations for government customer in New York

A Government service provider had 16 facilities in a managing district. Each of these buildings contained at least one cooling tower, along with other water systems such as closed loops and boilers. Operations at…

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Water Treatment Installation of Monitrol Water Management Program at midwest automotive customer results in 80% water and 15% chemical usage reductions.

The customer is a large automotive parts manufacturer located in the Midwest, USA. The account has multiple cooling towers totaling just over 1100 active tons. The facility had two primary issues with their water…

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Pulp & Paper Neutra Shield saves tissue mill $945,000 annually by fiber savings, downtime reduction, and eliminating land filling

A machine producing 90 tons/day of towel grades was experiencing stickies contamination on the wire. These stickies caused sheet holes and periodically caused a high rate of sheet breaks. The source of stickies was…

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Pulp & Paper U.S paperboard and Kraft specialties mill saves more $2,000,000/yr using DuBois fabric cleaning solution

A mill producing brown paper grades, principally corrugated medium, was experiencing severe felt deposits with a competitive cleaning program. The competitive program was unsuccessful at removing both felt surface deposits and organic soils from…

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Pulp & Paper Tissue mill gains over $1 million/yr in saving through process chemical saving and productivity gains

A tissue machine producing 100% recycled toweling with a fairly closed whitewater system desired to reduce operating costs by increasing CMC (carboxymethyl cellulose) use and minimize use of a proprietary wet strength resin. The…

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Pulp & Paper U.S printing and specialties paper mill gains an ROI of $250,000/yr using DuPulse and Nexus technologies

A mill producing Kraft specialty printing and pressure sensitive grades was experiencing poor press stability during on-the-fly felt washing. The competitive program provided insufficient cleaning and resulted in poor press felt dewatering performance. As…

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