Business case on RECP assessment in "Elbat" CJSC
“ELBAT” CJSC is a leading producer of high-quality lead-acid batteries. The company offers a wide range of batteries for cars and commercial vehicles between 40-100 A/H and 120-200 A/H and provides technical services to select the best battery option for its clients. The enterprise’s annual production is around 15,000 batteries. Motivated to improve its environmental performance and optimize its resource usage (materials, water, energy) the company joined EaP GREEN in 2017. The programme was in line with ELBAT's environmental management system (EMS), whose objectives include minimizing the negative impact of the production systems on the environment and mitigating risks to people. Thanks to EaP GREEN, RECP is now a well-understood concept within ELBAT, and it is used to improve the company's performance, as part of its EMS. This publication shows the company’s experience reported after the monitoring exercise conducted in 2021, four years after the programme ended. RECP measures led to the company benefits, such as the Implementation of 5/7 RECP options (plus housekeeping rules to improve general energy efficiency)
Business case on RECP assessment in "Lukashin" Consumer Cooperative
"Lukashin" CC was founded as a community-based small enterprise (SME) consisting of 42 farmers. Its main activity is the production of dried fruits of technical grade and quality (apricots, peaches, plums, apples, pears, figs, and grapes). The fruits are grown by farmers from the Lukashin rural community located in the heart of the Ararat Valley. The average production capacity is 14,000 kg/year of finished products (dried fruits) which are mainly consumed on the national market and partly exported to the Russian Federation and European Union countries. Motivated to achieve more energy-efficient production, the company participated in the RECP demonstration project under EaP GREEN (2013-2017). This publication shows the company’s experience reported after the monitoring exercise conducted in 2021, four years after the programme ended. RECP measures led to the company benefits, such as the Implementation of 14 RECP options (plus housekeeping rules to improve general energy efficiency)
Business case on RECP assessment in "Lusia Food"
"Lusia Food" started off in 2005 as a food catering service, when a women entrepreneur undertook the challenge of creating a new and specialized service for social events, different than the traditional Armenian food services. The innovative and high-quality “buffet” services designed by Ms. Lusine Baratyan steadily built demand and gained the customers’ trust. In 2016, the family entrepreneurship scaled up investments in the value chain by starting the production of semi-finished food and opening a sale point. Considering its size, the company’s outstanding efforts granted it the “Company of the Year in the Production of Semi-Finished Products” national recognition and the “Quality Mark” prize in 2017. Currently, Lusia Food continues to innovate as it recently launched a new service to train personnel in table design, etiquette, and buffet organization. Motivated to achieve a more energy-efficient production, the company participated in the RECP demonstration project under EaP GREEN (2013-2017). This publication shows the company’s experience reported after the monitoring exercise conducted in 2021, four years after the programme ended. RECP measures led to the company benefits, such as the Implementation of 5 RECP options.
Business case on RECP assessment in "ROZFROOD" LLC
"RozFrood" is a small company dedicated to processing vegetables and fruits, in which it elaborates a wide variety of conserves and natural products. Among them are conserves and frozen vegetables, natural jams and compotes, juices and nectars. The raw materials are all supplied locally. The company's market has steadily expanded and currently includes exports to the USA, Russia, and several European Union countries. Since its very beginning in 2005, "RozFrood" had a philosophy - to provide natural and healthy products without any added chemicals, by focusing on quality and fresh products. These advantages led to additional opportunities for growth (and resulted in an increased capacity, three times larger than the initial production site). Motivated to improve its environmental performance and optimize its resource usage (materials, water, energy), the company participated in the RECP demonstration project under EaP GREEN (2013-2017). This publication shows the company’s experience reported after the monitoring exercise conducted in 2021, four years after the programme ended.RECP measures led to the company benefits, such as the Implementation of 13 RECP options.
Business case on RECP assessment in "Ararat-Chanshin" LLC
"Ararat-Chansin" is well-renowned in the construction and building materials sectors. It provides services for the construction, installation, and repair works of roads, and it manufactures various products such as asphaltic concrete, building sand, crushed stone, and mineral powders. The company extracts its materials from its own quarry and uses advanced technological equipment for the industrial production of construction materials. Motivated to achieve a more energy-efficient production facility (integrated into its growth plans), the company participated in the RECP demonstration project under EaP GREEN (2013-2017). This publication shows the company’s experience reported after the monitoring exercise conducted in 2021, four years after the programme ended. RECP measures led to the company benefits, such as the Implementation of 7/8 RECP options.
Business case on RECP assessment in "Ashtarak Dzoo" LLC
"ASHTARAK DZOO" LLC is a leading egg producer in Armenia, covering over 8% of the national market. Since its foundation in 2007, the company continuously expanded; currently, it has five aviaries (one for chick breeding, and four for laying hens). The growth plans envisaged for 2015-2016 extended the facilities for three more aviaries, increasing the current capacity to a total of 275,000 laying hens. The facilities are equipped with highly automated systems such as feeding dispensers, water supply, manure removal systems, ventilation, climate control, and egg collection and packaging. Motivated to achieve a more energy-efficient production, the company participated in the RECP demonstration project under EaP GREEN (2013-2017). This publication shows the company’s experience reported after the monitoring exercise conducted in 2021, four years after the programme ended. RECP measures led to the company benefits, such as the Implementation of 6 RECP options.
Business case on RECP assessment in "Galik" LLC
Initially operating as a subordinate unit of a cement plant, "GALIK LLC" now functions as a full-fledged lime producer in the Ararat region. It mainly produces lime (with more than 90% being used in metallurgy and mining, at around 1,100-1,200 tonnes per month). "Lime" refers to both limestone (CaCO ) and its derivatives: "burnt lime" (CaO) and "hydrated lime" (Ca(OH) ). The limestone is obtained in semi-prepared conditions through field stoves. The company's laboratory ensures the quality of the finished products and the main production process at all stages: the splitting of raw material, sorting, roasting, primary crushing, and crushing. The resulting raw material is a specific limestone with high purity and homogeneity. Motivated to achieve more energy-efficient production, the company participated in the RECP demonstration project under EaP GREEN (2013-2017). This publication shows the company’s experience reported after the monitoring exercise conducted in 2021, four years after the programme ended. RECP measures led to the company benefits, such as the Implementation of 5 RECP options (plus housekeeping rules to improve general energy efficiency).