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United States Aluminum Corporation

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Painting Coating

Industry: Metals

Wastes Reduced: Paint

Substance: Paint

Location: Waxahachie TX

No. of employees: 160

Contact: Jay Hill

Phone: 1-800-627-6440



Description:

Recycled spent paints to blend into new paints for production.

Environmental Benefits:

The company now generates:

  • 10% less VOC,
  • 10% less waste, and
  • uses 25% less raw materials.


Details of Reductions

Additional Information :

  • Cost savings on spent solvents = $23,100.00
  • Cost savings on spent paints = $75,000.00
  • Total savings per year = $98,100.00


Source: TCEQ



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