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Industrial Applications
Natural gas equipment works for any business — including yours

Smelter Natural gas provides energy for a variety of industries, such as mining, production of goods and food processing. The chemical industry is also a big user of natural gas, along with iron, steel, aluminum mills, petroleum refineries, glass, ceramic and papermaking industries.

In addition, natural gas can be used in the following applications:

  • Energy recovery systems
  • Electric generation
  • Infrared processing
  • Tower/shaft aluminum melting furnace
  • Heat treating
  • Process steam and hot water systems
  • Curing and coating
  • Process drying

Switching to natural gas equipment in your business may qualify you for our Custom Rebate.

Read case studies for natural gas applications.

For more information, visit the Energy Solutions Center.