In Japan, there is a governmental regulation called “Law concerning the
Rationalization of the Energy Use.” All industries are required to spend
sufficient efforts within specific guidelines to conserve energy in areas of
plant operation such as transportation, buildings, etc.
Check out the May 2017 issue of Industrial Heating, which includes features on Ford's $1.2 billion investment in three Michigan facilities, a roundup of heat-treat process-verification articles, and much more.