ERJ staff report (R&PN)
Texarkana, Arkansas.-Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s Texarkana plant recently earned â€œSuperior Energy Performanceâ€ status from the US Department of Energy, awarded to facilities that achieve a 5-percent improvement in energy performance over a three-year time span.
Cooper said Texarkana actually achieved a 10.1-percent improvement over three years, earning it the DOE’s â€œGold Certified Partnerâ€ status. An improvement of 15 percent or more yields platinum status.
Improvements Cooper made to the energy management system at the Texarkana car and light truck tyre…