Questionnaire Results: Federal-Mogul Corporation
SATURN +5 ISO 14000 PILOT PROJECT MEMBER ORGANIZATION QUESTIONNAIRE
Summary for Federal-Mogul Corporation Sparta, Tennessee
FOCUS: Uncover and compare means of managing environmental affairs of the respective member organizations
Briefly describe the company’s industry and products (i.e., automobile manufacture , etc.). Automotive lighting products.
Briefly describe the company’s size and number of plant and corporate locations. Federal-Mogul’s Sparta plant is a 140,000 square foot facility that employs approximately 500 persons. Federal-Mogul, the parent company, is a $7 billion company with 250 locations in 24 countries, including six Tennessee locations (Smithville – 2, Gordonsville, Sevierville, Tullahoma, Sparta). Federal-Mogul is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.
Briefly describe the major environmental aspects of the company’s operations.
hazardous waste generation (zirconium getter and inks and thinners are two significant waste streams)
energy usage (both electricity and natural gas)
usage of liquefied gases
air emissions (from natural gas process fires)
Briefly describe the company’s strategic business plan. Are environmental issues a part of
that plan and, if so, what part?
Federal-Mogul has recently acquired Cooper Industries Automotive Businesses (including the Sparta plant). Federal-Mogul currently has under consideration a 5-year plan to have all light- ing products plants ISO 14000 certified. This plan has not yet been formally approved.