The 2022 host intern companies and project description are listed below - 2022 Case Summaries Booklet
Dee Zee, Inc. - Des Moines
Analyze energy consumption in targeted systems, identify improvement opportunities, and develop an implementation plan to reduce usage and associated costs.
Dee Zee Case Summary
HNI Corporation - Muscatine
Use Process Mapping techniques to establish a waste stream profile and develop an implementation plan that prioritizes source reduction and recycling to increase the diversion of solid waste from the landfill.
HNI Corporation Case Summary
JBS USA, LLC - Marshalltown
Identify and assess water reuse opportunities and outline the necessary process and equipment modifications.
JBS USA Case Summary
JBS Swift Pork - Ottumwa
Evaluate CO2 offset potential based on current CO2 and biogas generation and usage.
JBS Swift Pork Case Summary
Monogram Quality Foods - Denison
Optimize the efficiency of the wastewater treatment process at the plant and improve the quality of effluent water sent to the local treatment plant.
Monogram Quality Foods Case Summary
Polaris Industries - Indian Motorcycle - Spirit Lake
Develop a baseline of electrical usage at the plant to identify reduction opportunities and prioritize implementation recommendations.
Polaris Industries - Indian Motorcycle Case Summary
Tyson Foods Inc. - Hillshire Brands - Storm Lake
Identify opportunities for water reduction and reuse, research solutions, and develop implementation strategies, including design of a reuse system in the evisceration process.
Tyson Foods - Hillshire Brands Case Summary
Wells Enterprises, Inc. - LeMars
Analyze water usage of the cooling tower system, identify opportunities to reduce overall water usage and associated costs, and develop implementation plans for feasible recommendations.
Wells Enterprises Case Summary