Case Studies

Ecogate is controlling dust collection systems in over a thousand factories in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia & New Zealand in industries including woodworking, printing, food processing, welding, and others.


What our customers are saying:

Renewal by Andersen

In the first 6 months of 2016, Ecogate reduced the facility's electricity use by over 700,000 kWh, which is equivalent to reducing its carbon footprint by 1,100,000 lbs.

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New York University

"It's important to us to have a well-equipped, modern shop. The Ecogate system has been super."
Gustabo Velazquez, Sculpture Shop Manager

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Synsor Retail Innovation

Ecogate helped Synsor increase the capacity of their dust collection system to accomodate new machines while dramatically reducing electricity use, all with a return-on-investment of just 1.05 years.

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Rixonway Kitchens

"We are thrilled with the Ecogate System. It sits perfectly with the company's 'green' ethos, and we are also enjoying greatly reduced noise levels."
David Beanland, Project Manager

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Brentwood Corp.

Ecogate increased the capacity of Brentwood's dust collection system while avoiding the need to buy a new dust collector and saving 58% on electricity costs.

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Quality Tops & Kitchens

By installing Ecogate, QTK have reduced their dust collection system's energy use by 62%, which has translated to annual savings of over $38,000.

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Madison Area Technical College

"The machine utilization report is really cool. It can inform decisions such as where to focus preventative maintenance."
Patrick Molzahn, Cabinetmaking and Millwork Program Director

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Alan Nuttall Ltd.

"Everyone is impressed with the Ecogate System, which provides us with 'on-demand' extraction without wasting valuable energy."
Bob Williams, Works Manager

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Global Wood Group

Ecogate reduces Global Wood Group's energy use by 280,000 kWh annually, with a return-on-investment of just 2 years.

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Kelvin KBB

"Installing Ecogate obviously made sound business sense... we now have a much more efficient, automated extraction system, and we are also benefiting from having a very much quieter workshop."
Kevin Lumb, Facility and Maintenance Manager

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Ellis Furniture

"The factory is much quieter after the Ecogate installation."
Paul Dudley, Engineering Manager

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Inscape

"It's an amazing system - you can literally see the variation in real-time power levels on the VSD display. Our manufacturing team love it because it has dramatically reduced noise levels in the workshop."
Gary Wynne, Production Director

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Teknion
graph showing electricity use at Teknion before and after Ecogate installation

"We are witnessing drastic savings in electricity."
John Martinovic, Director of Operations, Tekwood

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Routec GB

"We now have an extraction system which operates extremely efficiently, will save us around £7,000 per year on electricity costs, and has provided a much quieter and dust-free working environment."
Paul Moxon, Operations Manager

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Utopia Bathroom Group

"Analysis of the system data produced staggering results - total savings were way ahead of original predictions, and equated to annual savings of 700,000 kWh."
Jon Phelps, Utopia Bathroom Group

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Sauder Woodworking

"The Ecogate system alone reduced Sauder's total electricity use by 18%."
Garrett Tinsman, Operations

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Schumann Printers

"The Ecogate system exceeded our expectations."
Kurt Schmidt, Maintenance Manager

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RSI Home Products

"Not only has Ecogate delivered a dramatic reduction in our power usage, we are experiencing additional savings in tooling costs due to Ecogate's built-in ability to improve dust extraction at each workstation."
Tony Camell, Director of Engineering

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Baker Furniture

Ecogate has reduced Baker Furniture's exhaust ventilation electricity costs by 74%.

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Bernhardt Furniture

By installing an Ecogate intelligent ventilation system, Bernhardt Furniture reduced the entire electricity bill for their Lenoir, NC plant by 22%.

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Pacific Wood Products

Ecogate makes good business sense while fitting well with Pacific Wood Products' environmental ethos.

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Glen Armand Furniture
Glen Armand with his Ecogate greenBOX 8 controller

"The Ecogate system has been in continuous operation since 1999, 6 or 7 days a week for 12 hours per day."
Glen Armand, Owner

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