Archer Daniels Midland Company
The plant has air emissions, treats wastewater, uses many materials to support production,
and has utility usage and by-products to manage.
A software system was developed with a database of all the emission units, and the corresponding
pollution-related parameters are monitored to document compliance with operating limits. The software will also allow users to retrieve data corresponding to each parameter for a specific user-defined time interval. This software
tool will allow efficient monitoring of the pollution-related parameters and optimize operating values, which in turn will reduce air emissions.The project will result in potential savings of approximately 1,600 tons per year of air pollutants going to the atmosphere and generate annual savings of $57,000. The project also saved the company the cost of developing the software, which is approximately $12,500. The total savings from the project are $69,500.
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Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), a world leader in agricultural processing, is one of the
world's largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa. ADM is also a leader in the
production of soy meal and oil, ethanol, corn sweeteners and flour. In addition, ADM produces
value-added food and feed ingredients. Headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, ADM has over
26,000 employees, more than 260 processing plants and net sales of $36.2 billion for the past fiscal year. The facility at Clinton is a major manufacturing plant producing large quantities of a variety of corn products.
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