Flowserve Co-Sponsors Midwest Energy Summit

16.06.2004

Flowserve Corp., in cooperation with Southwest Michigan First, Consumers Energy and Armstrong International, will co-sponsor a one-day energy summit on June 21, 2004.

The program will be held at the Michigan Technical Education Center (M-TEC), 7107 Elm Valley Drive, in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Attendees will learn from case studies provided by industry leading experts showing how a planned approach to energy consumption can dramatically reduce the cost a business pays for energy. Opportunities for state and government funding also will be discussed.

Energy Summit

Presenters include:

  • Dr. Neal Elliott, PhD., P.E., industry program director for the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE);
  • Marc Hoffman, director, Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE);
  • Don Casada, consultant to U.S. Department of Energy, and
  • Dr. Gunnar Hovstadius, energy consultant

Process engineers and managers of businesses with pumps, valves, electric motors, steam systems, fans and blowers within the manufacturing process will benefit from this event.

The registration deadline is June 18 by calling either 269.553.9588 or 877.553.9588 (toll free). Additional information also is available at www.southwestmichiganfirst.com

More information about Flowserve Corp. can be obtained by visiting the company’s website.

ENERGY SUMMIT AGENDA

8:15

Welcome & Introductions

William Adams, Flowserve Corporation

8:30

“The Industrial Energy Price Crises: Role of Efficiency in the Solution”

Dr. Neal Elliott, Director

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

9:00

“Gaining Top Level Buy In to Managing Energy for Savings & Profit”

Jonathan Jutsen, President

EnVinta International

9:30

“Government Programs & Funding for Energy Efficiency”

Dr. Gunnar Hovstadius, Consultant

10:00 BREAK

10:30

“NextEnergy Programs & Initiatives”

11:00 BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

“TOOLS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY”

Fans & Blowers: Vern Martin, Consultant

Steam Traps: Tom Henry, Armstrong International

12:00 LUNCH

1:00

Pump System Analysis: Don Casada, U.S. Department of Energy

Electric Motor Efficiency Tools: Dr. Yehia El-Biary, Rockwell Automation

1:30

Application of VFDs in Pumping Systems, Benefits & Problems: Dr. Gunnar Hovstadius, Consultant

Energy Reduction Through Fluid Flow Analysis & Optimization: Tom Glassen, Director of Operations & Business Development, Applied Flow Technology

CASE STUDIES

2:00

Pharmaceutical: Tom Smith, The Washington Group

“Optimizing Pumping Systems to Minimize First or Life Cycle Costs” : Tom Glassen of Applied Flow Technology

2:30 BREAK

3:00

Chemical: Barry Erickson/Kodak

Water Treatment & Wastewater: Joe Cantwell

3:30

Dryer Management for Energy Efficiency: Tim Rourke, Paper Group Manager, Johnson Corporation

Programs for Energy Efficiency: Consumers Energy

4:00

PANEL DISCUSSION

Questions & Answers – Speakers Available

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