Gastro Foods, a family business that first opened its doors in 1995, manufactures meat and related products for the catering and hospitality industry in South Africa. It employs 70 people and has an annual turnover of R 90million. The size of the factory in Parow Industria is 2 200m2 (with an additional 2 000m2 under construction).

Altech UEC SA is a manufacturing plant for Satellite and Terrestrial decoders and other consumer electronics. The primary processes are plastic injection moulding and electronic manufacture and assembly, and is based in Mount Edgecombe, KwaZulu Natal.

Electricity is the main source of energy, and rising costs combined with irregular supply necessitated a reduction in consumption.

In 2014 AkzoNobel worked in partnership with the National Cleaner Production Centre, South Africa (NCPC-SA) to calculate the carbon footprint of Dulux operations in South Africa. 

eThekwini Water and Sanitation is a unit of the eThekwini municipality and provides water and sanitation to all customers in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. The unit is continuously looking for ways to improve its services.

Initiatives such as flow limiters, polypropylene water piping, ground tanks and semi-pressure water-service levels, urine-diversion toilets and anaerobic baffled reactors were first introduced in South Africa by eThekwini.

Feltex Automotive Trim Ltd is a leading supplier of a wide range of quality automotive acoustic and trim components, including carpets, various compartment insulators, parcel shelves and wheel arch insulators. One of its plants is located in Jacobs, Durban South, KwaZulu Natal.
Sappi is a global manufacturer of paper and paper-based products, with operations in Europe, North America and Southern Africa. The Southern African operation has six mills and consumes 46,4 million GJ of energy per annum, of which 17,4 million GJ (37%) is generated in-house.
Sappi Cape Kraft is a paper mill based in Montague Gardens, Cape Town, and is the only plant in South Africa which uses only 100% recycled paper as its input raw material. 
Polyoak Packaging is a privately-owned plastic packaging manufacturer specialising in the design and manufacture of injection and blow-moulded rigid plastic packaging material for various industrial sectors. Polyoak has manufacturing and distribution centres in Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg and Namibia. 

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban, KwaZulu Natal is the first green field airport under Airports Company South Africa in over 50 years. It was opened on 1 May 2010. KSIA uses vast amounts of electricity and, since it was was opened, there has been a consistent effort to save energy, specifically by reducing the demand for electricity for lighting and air-conditioning.

Tenneco Automotive is an international automotive supplier with more than 90 production facilities worldwide. Two of these are located close to the automotive hub in Port Elizabeth. Tenneco South Africa joined the IEE Project as a host plant for EnMS expert level training and showcased the implementation of ISO 50001 energy management system (EnMS). 

Toyota Boshoku SA (Pty) Ltd (TBSA) is a subsidiary of Toyota Boshoku Group, based in Japan. TBSA manufactures car seats and door panels for Toyota South Africa Motors, and is based in Umbogintwini, KwaZulu Natal. The plant comprises one large building which houses the entire operation.

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