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Energy is a critical cost factor for forgers. Some manufacturers save on average 20% with a “continuous energy improvement” program.

4 Simple Ways to Cut Energy Costs, Now

If you don’t yet have an energy management program, or can’t get your decision-makers to buy in, you can still find ways to move your plant in the right direction.

Managing production technologies and harvesting performance data have brought a significant degree of cost savings to manufacturers, but forecasting and controlling energy costs remains beyond the complete definition of “control.” In particular for manufacturers like forgers, who must engage a range of energy types for even the most basic production processes, taking control of energy costs calls for expertise, or experience, as well as skill and information.

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