KTP Programme between the University of Ulster and Delta Print and Packaging Ltd


Funder: KTP
Duration: 21st January 2014 – 27th July 2016
Staff Involved: M Anderson, Professor NJ Hewitt

This KTP project addressed improvements in energy efficiency in Delta Packaging, a packaging company producing hot food packaging for a number of the major international fast food suppliers. The Graduate implemented a number of actions within the project:

  • Data acquisition on the production lines to understand energy use in additional machines on the production line.
  • Understanding the differences between different shift patterns in terms of energy efficiency and energy usage.
  • Suggest improvements in production energy efficiency.
  • Monitor these changes and show that improvements were obtained.