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Installation at Melbourne Engineering Facility
Optimal delivers onsite power generation solutions for Hardchrome Engineering in Clayton Victoria, industry leaders in surface technology and heat treatment.
Optimal Group Australia Pty Ltd has recently commissioned 465kW of on-site power generation for Hardchrome Engineering in Clayton Victoria, industry leaders in surface technology and heat treatment. In response to increasingly tough economic conditions, rising power prices and a desire to reduce their environmental footprint. Hardchrome’s Managing Director Andrew Dugan looked to find an innovative power supply solution to maintain competitive advantage. The manufacturing industry in Australia has come under increasing pressure in the past few years. In response, leading companies are reviewing their energy supply requirements to reduce costs and gain competitive advantage. Hardchrome Engineering, an industry leader in surface technology and heat treatment, have already risen to the challenge by installing 465kW of Capstone Microturbines, an innovative cogeneration solution that uses jet engine technology to deliver a cleaner, quieter and demand responsive power supply.
Recognising exponential rise in power prices threatened their viability in an increasingly international and competitive market, Andrew Dugan, Hardchrome Engineering Managing Director took immediate action. “As a business, we’ve grown from humble beginnings to be a market leader. Key to this growth has been maintaining competitivness, through continuous improvement and investing in both our people and technology.”