ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY: EIB FUNDS EPTA
04 Aug 2023
04 Aug 2023
The European Investment Bank (EIB) supports the innovation and digitalisation strategy of Epta with funding worth 50 million euros to strengthen energy efficiency and reduce the environmental footprint of the Group. It is the second operation carried out since 2019, for a total of 110 million euros.
Investments in new technologies
Thanks to the contribution of EIB, Epta has the opportunity to invest in new technologies to further improve its production processes, with a focus on the plant of Limana (Belluno) and, to a lesser extent, the French site of Hendaye.
The goals of the Group include designing increasingly advanced products and services, able to accompany Clients in the energy transition, limiting food waste in the world of Retail, Food&Bev and Ho.Re.Ca. A commitment to sustainability which is tangibly reflected in the offer of natural refrigerant cabinets compliant with the F-Gas regulation requirements and in the realisation of friendly end-of-life equipment containing a high percentage of recycled materials.
The resources made available to EIB allow to develop applications connected to the 4.0 Industry and/or IoT, focused on greater productivity, flexibility, standardisation and cost reduction.
“I am proud to announce a new page in the history of the collaboration between Epta and EIB. This funding is a particularly important stimulus to continue our path of growth, founded on a strategy geared to innovation and digitalisation, and will allow us to continue our work to improve the energy efficiency of our refrigeration solutions, making them more competitive and significantly reducing the environmental impact”. declares Marco Nocivelli, Chairman and CEO of Epta.
“At Epta, we are committed to shaping a sustainable future for the refrigeration industry and this partnership with EIB is a significant step to achieving this goal”.