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EnerLogic Fueled By Manitowoc Foodservice

As a company, we believe that the sum total of our actions speak to the kind of company we are and the principles that guide us. That is why Manitowoc Foodservice, is expanding and evolving its industry leading EnerLogic™ energy-conservation program. EnerLogic™ will now encompass all aspects of the company's internal and external resource-conservation efforts including research and technology development, manufacturing process, employee recruitment and career development, and efforts supporting the industries and communities served by the company and its portfolio of leading brands.

It is our mission to be a responsible manufacturer, industry leader and employer not only for this generation, but for those yet to come. EnerLogic™ represents our position on environmental responsibility - that as a company, Manitowoc Foodservice provides the leadership example and policies that ensure, in everything we do, we positively impact the environment, our employees and our communities.

We work with industry partners, vendors, domestic and international government agencies, associations and employees to ensure that, every day, we create preferable outcomes for all shareholders present and future. It is our goal to leave the earth a better place for our combined efforts and ensure we operate from the highest possible standards.

For our customers, we provide practical pathways to sustainability by helping them create smaller operational footprints, streamlining work processes and conserving valuable resources like energy and water. In this way, EnerLogic is a pathway toward more sustainable practices both inside and outside our company.

EnerLogic brings structure to our corporate social responsibility efforts. It embodies those fundamental principles that we believe will take us down the path to a sustainable future - practically, ethically, and responsibly.


Take Sustainable Action With Manitowoc Foodservice Brands

Helping operators reduce environmental footprint is a priority for Manitowoc Foodservice and its leading equipment brands. EnerLogic™ now encompass all aspects of the company's internal and external resource-conservation efforts including research and technology development, manufacturing process, employee recruitment and career development, and efforts supporting the industries and communities served by the company and its portfolio of leading brands. The following outlines specific and relevant ways each brand is helping the industry move toward a greener tomorrow.

Cleveland Range

  • Cleveland plant features new assembly lines offering improved flow, visual management, and data collection and analysis
  • Plant uses recycled paper and skids
  • Cleveland no longer prints service manuals; they are available online
  • Ohio plant features high output florescent lighting in all areas


  • Implementation of Lean manufacturing processes has improved productivity in the Custom Division by 20 percent in the past 3 years and by 30 percent in the Reach-In Division
  • Has reduced energy use by approximately 12.5 percent by installing more efficient 128 watt lights in both manufacturing facilities
  • Eliminated R-22 as a blowing agent in foam and converted to a new green EcoMate foam
  • Wood waste products are segregated for grinding and used as a co-generator of electrical energy
  • All refrigeration technicians are certified in handling refrigerants
  • Recycling programs in both plants for paper, cans/bottles, cardboard, steel and aluminum


  • Implemented oil-free testing in fabrication of the MJ35 frypot
  • Recycling programs for paper, cardboard, ink and toner cartridges, and aluminum
  • Eliminating the use of foam peanuts for shipping
  • T5 fluorescent lighting in all facilities
  • Sinks feature automatic shut-off valves when not in use
  • Quick opening and closing doors installed to reduce air loss during stacking and loading
  • Use a paperless work system for all drawing and work orders


  • Developing systems that will reduce steel material utilization and reduce scrap
  • Employee awareness initiatives to reduce paper use and waste; other recycling programs include scrap steel, cardboard and wood
  • Plant features high-efficiency lighting
  • Water conservation efforts include water recirculation in welding, low-flow toilets, timed water sprinkler systems
  • Furnace offers ability to shut down over the weekend or holidays


  • Recycling programs for paper
  • Brochures and product information available for customers online
  • Product catalogs and other sales materials available on thumb drives


  • Lean manufacturing implementation - new Automated Engineering System (AES) has reduced labor and lowered error rate
  • Eliminated the use of 1,1 dichloro-1-flouroethane as a blowing agent in foam; switched to a green foam blowing agent
  • Additional punch capabilities have been added to increase production and minimize scrap and excess metals
  • Implemented bulk packaging whenever possible
  • 95% of corrugated cardboard comes from SFI Certified Sourcing, with 20% comprised of recycled materials
  • Returnable skids used on bulk compressors
  • Older thermostats have been replaced with programmable thermostats
  • Water heaters for machinery and air compressors are set to run only during production hours
  • Offices are being remodeled with acoustical panels to limit sound pollution
  • Recycling programs include scrap metal recycled by type, corrugated cardboard, aluminum cans, and wood skids
  • Used cell phones are returned to service provider for recycling
  • Refrigerant recycling program

Kysor Panel Systems

  • The new Ft. Worth corporate office features a paper recycling program, high-efficiency lighting with occupancy sensors, low-flow toilets, energy-efficient windows and doors, and programmable thermostats
  • Most metal fabrication is now handled on assembly lines, all but eliminating overruns
  • Converted to HCFC blowing agents for urethane foams and utilize non-solvent based adhesives for 90 percent of applications
  • Recycling programs include toner cartridges and paper
  • Employees volunteer and support a local women's shelter and nominate/recognize local environmentally friendly community projects annually
  • Offer customers online options for sales materials and product information


  • Recycling programs for paper, cardboard and wood; packaging consolidation
  • Replacing cleaning materials utilized in the manufacturing facility with a more ecologically friendly system
  • Offer energy efficiency training for sales and customers

Manitowoc Beverage (Servend/Multiplex)

  • Lean manufacturing – Six Sigma and 5S programs. Kanban for internal and external component planning
  • Replaced R-22 blown foam with a water-blown foam
  • Scrap chips and waste materials from the fabrication process are recycled
  • Sheet metal is purchased in specific blank sizes which are fabricated with little to no drop-off
  • Waste reduction efforts include recycling of cardboard, steel, scrap metals, wood products
  • Metal halide lights have been replaced with high-efficiency T-8 fluorescent lighting
  • Air conditioning and heating systems are electronically controlled to optimize energy consumption
  • Energy efficient tinted windows in facilities
  • Old furnaces have been replaced with newer, energy efficient units

Manitowoc Ice

  • Lean manufacturing implementation - 5S methodology in manufacturing processes; Kanban scheduling and point of use material supply in assembly areas
  • Eliminated R-22 refrigerants as blowing agent in foam; converted to water-blown foam
  • Utilize sheet metal optimization software to reduce the amount of waste material in sheet metal fabrication operations
  • Recycle paper, cardboard, plastics, aluminum cans, steel, and copper; utilize reusable packaging with a number of suppliers
  • Energy efficient lighting on assembly line; motion detection/shut-off sensors in offices and restrooms
  • Counterflow rinsing, flow restrictors, and water reuse and recovery techniques are used in cleaning and plating processes
  • Replaced or upgraded HVAC units with more efficient models in office areas
  • Cell phones are dropped off at regional recycling centers or they are donated to local non-profit organizations
  • Outdated computers, batteries, lamps/bulbs, and used oils are sent to regional recycling center