General Formulations

General Formulations Recovers 92% of Recycled Solvent on Average

General FormulationsFounded in 1953, General Formulations is a family-owned company located in Sparta, Michigan that has several solvent and water-based coating lines; as well as one of the largest converting operations in the industry, specializing in slitting, sheeting, punching and packaging. The corporate headquarters has 400,000 square feet of manufacturing and converting space to service the ever-growing needs of our customers. General Formulations’ goal is to provide products and services that exceed our customers’ expectations. General Formulations strives to reduce our carbon footprint by minimizing waste, reusing packaging materials and recycling scrap. We are committed to operational excellence, continuous improvement and expanding our capacities to ensure sustainable long-term growth.

“CBG’s Techno-Clean™ S6000T was purchased to recycle the solvent used to wash the equipment used during the manufacturing process. It was shipped and received on the scheduled dates. After the Maintenance prepared the unit, CBG’s certified technician was onsite to ensure it was set-up correctly and to train our employees. The CBG technician was extremely good and personable. In two and a half days we were up and recycling the waste solvent. The recycled solvent has come out clean every time, with an average return of 92% by weight. A second waste stream has been added recently and that one is working out just as well. The Techno-Clean™ S6000T is performing better than expected.“

"The recycled solvent has come out clean every time, with an average return of 92% by weight." -Rob Bachholzy, EHS Manager

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