Case Study: ACA Threads reduce water consumption by 70% over five years
  Nov 2, 2018     News, Library, Document, water, South Africa, Case Study, water sector desk

GreenCape has been working with companies to showcase examples of alternative and reduced water use in their respective business sectors. ACA Threads are an example of a company in the textile manufacturing sector that has been able to reduce its reliance on the municipal water grid by 70% over five years.

ACA Threads is a sewing thrad manufacturer and supplier that is heavily reliant on water in its manufacturing process. Identifying water shortages as a major threat to their operations, ACA Threads emabrked on their journey to water independence by making a number of interventions.

Through equipment automation and process adaptation, ACA Threads reduced their water consumption by 70% between 2012 and 2017.

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