• Power saving: Bill Blyth, SMC.
    Power saving: Bill Blyth, SMC.
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With the cost of energy soaring and availability likely to diminish in the move to renewables AUSPACK exhibitor SMC has taken the opportunity to showcase its range of power saving solutions at the expo.

Among the stand exhibits is AR Regulator series which saves up to 20 per cent in energy, AS-R Pressure Valve and A-SQ Valve Flow Valve which cuts internal air consumption by up to 25 per cent, the VMG Blow Gun series which provides a 20 per cent reduction in power consumption, and the ZK2 Vacuum Ejector series, which delivers a 90 per cent reduction in energy with a dual-stage ejector for increased vacuum flow.

Bill Blyth, energy saving specialist at SMC said, “Compressing air is an inherently inefficient operation, a lot of energy is created that is wasted. SMC is producing technology to address this issue, and deliever significant savings to manufacturing businesses.”

Tony Randall, head of OEM and key accounts for SMC Corporation ANZ Global Account Group, says that energy savings combines quick wins with a long-term vision. He said, “Your approach to energy savings should be holistic. Real savings don’t come from replacing one component and based on this, you need a qualified team to walk this journey with you – from start to finish.”

Energy saving has long been a focus for SMC whose Japanese roots have ensured lean manufacturing and Kaizen philosophy at the core of its business. Through its Energy Saving Customer Journey, SMC has helped customers around the country to realise tangible savings which benefit your bottom line.

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