TROY, OHIO—ITW Food Equipment Group announced the launch of its sustainable design website. The new site provides customers with information on how to create a more sustainable operation in order to reduce operating costs and decrease impact on the environment.
“Our customer awareness and deep product knowledge has shown us foodservice and grocery operators as well as suppliers are pledging to reduce waste, energy use and water use,” said Tom Szafranski, president of ITW Food Equipment Group-Commercial. “From this insight we created the sustainable food equipment site as a resource for our customers, showing them how to save money on energy, water, waste and maintenance so operations run as efficiently as possible.”
In addition to providing an energy savings calculator, the framework of the site is categorized by: energy savings, water savings, waste reduction and preventive maintenance. Each category includes best practices and tips, case studies, emerging technologies and products that will help support a foodservice operation.
The site will also host information on and the application for the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability grant, which awards a $5,000 grant to the individual or company judged to have the best-executed foodservice or food retail sustainability project of the year.