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Geiger Brickel Benefits: Case Study [PDF]
Abstract: Describes how office furniture producer Geiger Brickel incorporates UV-curable and waterborne coatings in two of its plants.
Source: FDM Finishing Forum
Switch to Waterborne Topcoat Lacquers: Case Study
Abstract: By targeting its paint-related waste and switching to waterborne topcoat lacquers, Shafer Commercial Seating, manufacturer of chairs and other furniture for hotels and restaurants, was able to significantly reduce its VOC emissions while saving money.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Water-Based Cleaner for Paint Equipment: Case Study
Abstract: By targeting its lacquer thinner and VOC emissions, Mastercraft, manufacturer of commercial wood products and cabinetry, was able to reduce its VOC emissions by 40 tons per year and also improve worker health and safety.
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Safety
Wood Finishing: Reducing Waste and Cost Saving Ideas
Abstract: This online fact sheet includes general information on emissions and waste issues usually associated with the wood products industry, the benefits of reducing waste, the current standard wood finishing process, alternative coatings options, alternative spray equipment, and other waste reduction options for wood finishers.
Source: Minnesota Technical Assistance Program, University of Minnesota
Wood Furniture: The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 and Pollution Prevention Opportunities [PDF]
Abstract: Details requirements of the Wood Furniture NESHAP and provides information on using P2 techniques to comply. Contains background information on operations and many P2 case studies.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association