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Firmenich - Newark, New Jersey

Energy Savings Case Study


Firmenich is an ingredient food and fragrance chemical company based in Geneva, Switzerland, with plants located around the world. Firmenich employs over 6,000 people and has annual sales of over 3 billion dollars. Understanding the need to reduce their energy costs, while also increasing their electrical efficiency standards, drove them to undertake an energy efficiency project with Energy Automation Systems at their Newark, New Jersey Ingredients facility. It was important for them to do this without any major interruptions to their daily manufacturing operations.

Subject Information

Facility: Firmenich - Newark, NJ

Facility Type: Chemical Manufacturing

Facility Size: 833,000 sq. ft.

Savings Analysis



Monthly Savings



Payback Period

29.5 months

20.7 months

Technology Used

EASI Liners, PowerLiners, Lighting Upgrades

Annual Environmental Benefits

  • 1,648,240 lbs CO2

  • 614 barrels of oil

  • 465 tons of coal

  • 12,455 lbs of SO2

  • Equivalent to removing 156 vehicles

Additional Benefits

  • Improved lighting quality

  • Standardized lighting

  • No special training or employee involvement

  • Increased electrical capacity


"The planning was very thorough, and the execution was flawless."

Plant Engineer, Mondelez International


Energy Integrated Solutions, Inc. (EIS)

1040 Boulevard SE, Suite D

Atlanta, GA 30312 USA




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