Grede given ENERGY STAR award

THE GREDE HOLDINGS LLC foundry at 801 S. Carpenter Ave. in Kingsford. (Betsy Bloom/Daily News file photo)

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Grede Holdings LLC has received a 2024 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award, the company recently announced.

“This recognition not only celebrates our achievements but also underscores our shared responsibility to cultivate a sustainable future for generations to come,” Grede CEO Cary Wood said. “Our journey to this milestone has been one of purpose and determination. We’ve consistently led the industry in energy efficiency, advancing innovative technologies, and ingrained sustainable practices into our core operations.”

According to an ENERGY STAR news release, Grede built a comprehensive industrial energy program using ENERGY STAR energy management guidance and achieved a 5% reduction in energy intensity over 2022.

Grede is major manufacturer of specialty and other iron castings. With 11 locations — including at 801 S. Carpenter Ave. in Kingsford — and 3,000 employees, Grede serves about 300 customers and is headquartered in Southfield. For more information, go to grede.com or connect with Grede on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

ENERGY STAR is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency. The blue ENERGY STAR label provides simple and unbiased information for consumers and businesses. ENERGY STAR is administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy.

Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a select group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to energy efficiency and the transition to a clean energy economy. These efforts have saved more than 5 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity over the past 30 years, according to the news release from Grede.

For a complete list of 2024 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, go to energystar.gov/awardwinners.

Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped American families and businesses avoid more than $500 billion in energy costs and achieve more than 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions.


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