Plastic Processing

WELA-Plast GmbH

Making energy management more efficient

EnEffCo® has been in use at the WELA-Plast Goldenstedt factory site since 2013 with more than 100 license data points.

The challenge

WELA-Plast is a leading specialist in the production of plastic granulates, regrind materials and compounds. WELA-Plast needed a software solution for energy efficiency monitoring to improve their energy management system certified according to ISO 50001.

“EnEffCo® is indispensable for us because of our high energy consumption. Thanks to EnEffCo® we have the transparency we need to make our energy management more efficient and to reduce our energy consumption.”

André Bergmann
Managing Director

Solution and Implementation

  • EnEffCo® enables the systematic recording and analysis of production and energy data to identify savings potential
  • ÖKOTEC developed a KPI system for monitoring selected equipment and generating automated efficiency analyses
  • Warning messages signal the optimal point for changing the shredder tool
  • Identification and exploitation of energy savings potential, including minimizing idle time and leakage in compressed air supply


  • Energy management & energy efficiency: KPIs allow transparency for all utility consumption. Monitoring, analysis and benchmarking increase the efficiency of machines, systems and processes
  • Savings: Optimized energy usage and documentation of savings; reduced operational expenses in generating reports, analyses, etc.
  • Management & Compliance: Integrated solution for heterogenous data sources, assurance of compliance with the ISO 50001 standard and other requirements.

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