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Toxics Use Reduction is a tool that we use continuously because the benefits are extensive – we are protecting worker health and the environment, improving efficiencies and saving money.
- Anuj Mohan, Chief Operating Officer, ChemGenes

Company Success Stories

What Does Success Look Like? 

There is no shortage of TUR success stories in Massachusetts across various service and manufacturing sectors - from small automotive shops to food & beverage to larger scale industrial and biomedical manufacturing. Dozens of companies have reduced their toxics and resource footprints, creating healthier, safer workplaces and communities. 

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CD Aero a manufacturer of electronic capacitors, worked with TURI to find a safer alternative cleaning process to the use of n-propyl bromide. The company is now saving $46,000 a year and protecting the health and safety of workers and the environment.

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Transene, a manufacturer of advanced materials for the electronics industry, eliminated PFAS from a production process to provide customers with new, safer etching products.

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Raytheon Technologies, manufacturer in the aerospace and defense sector, eliminated its use of lead, cadmium and hexavalent chromium to protect the environment and human health.


Siemens Healthineers, manufacturer of biomedical devices, eliminated use of a harmful hormone disrupter and found a safer alternative that met international restrictions. 


Riverdale Mills, a manufacturer of wire mesh, developed a dual brush roll system that significantly reduced the use of toxics, improved the work environment, and increased cost savings.


Electronic component manufacturer Umicore found a safer alternative to use in a vacuum degreaser, eliminating the use of perchloroethylene, a neurotoxin and likely carcinogen.

workshop auto

Workshop Auto, an auto repair shop, replaced a toxic chemical cleaner with a safe alternative that prevents pollution and minimizes worker exposure.

us pack

Manufacturers of automotive, industrial, and household cleaning products, US Pack, reduced the use of various toxic chemicals by 19,000 pounds.

River Street Metal Finishing's project protected workers from potential exposure to a hazardous acid, reduced hazardous waste and saves $5,000 annually.

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Kettle Cuisine, producer of soups and other packaged food products, reduced its use of chemicals that can cause severe burns and other injuries.
analog devices

When Analog Devices reduced the use of strong acids and bases, they met the demand from brand-name electronics customers who prefer working with socially responsible companies.


Columbia Manufacturing eliminated the use of 147,000 gallons of process water per day, saving $3 million in water and sewer fees, $3.85 million in nickel purchases, and $800,000 in chromium purchases.

Want to learn more about how these and many other companies implemented these impactful changes? View our Case Studies to dive in!