J & K Die Casting 2017 NPRI and TRA Report

2017 NPRI and Toxics Reduction Act Report

Company Details
Name: J&K Die Casting Ltd.
Address: 18 Golden Gate Court, Scarborough (Ontario) M1P 3A5
Facility Name: J&K Die Casting Limited
Facility Address: 18 Golden Gate Court, Scarborough (Ontario) M1P 3A5

Facility Contacts
Technical Contact: Warren Kawaguchi
Certifying Official (or authorized delegate): Warren Kawaguchi
Highest Ranking Employee: Warren Kawaguchi
Person who prepared the report: Warren Kawaguchi
Public Contact (optional): Warren Kawaguchi
Person who coordinated the preparation of the Toxics Reduction Plan (required after a plan summary has been submitted): Warren Kawaguchi

First Name: Warren
Last Name: Kawaguchi
Position: President
Telephone: 4162938229
Fax: 4162936716
Email: warren@jkdiecasting.com

Employees
Number of Employees: 29

Activities
Activities for Which the 20,000-Hour Employee Threshold Does Not Apply: None
Activities Relevant to Reporting Dioxins, Furans and Hexacholorobenzene: None

Activities Relevant to Reporting of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
Wood preservation using creosote:* No

General Facility Information
Is this the first time the facility is reporting to the NPRI (under current or past ownership)?* No
Is the facility controlled by another Canadian company or companies?* Yes
Did the facility report under other environmental regulations or permits?* No
Is the facility required to report one or more NPRI Part 4 substances (Criteria Air Contaminants)?* No

Parent Companies
Parent Company Name: 608839 Ontario Inc.
Percentage owned: 100%

Mailing Address:
18 Golden Gate Court
Scarborough
Ontario
M1P3A5
Canada

Facility Information
Facility NAICS ID: 331490
NPRI ID*: 0000004746

Physical Address
18 Golden Gate Court
Scarborough
Ontario
M1P3A5
Canada

Geographical Address
Latitude: 43.77180
Longitude: -79.26450
UTM Zone: 17
UTM Easting: 639689.20
UTM Northing: 4847958.18

Pollution Prevention
Does the facility have a documented facility-wide pollution prevention plan?: No
If ‘Yes’
a) Please check all that apply
b) Did the facility update their plan in the current reporting year?: No
c) Does the plan address substances, energy conservation, or water conservation?
Pollution Prevention Plan Comments

Pollution Prevention Activities
Did the facility complete any pollution prevention activities in the current NPRI reporting year?* No

 

Substance Details
NA – 14, Zinc (and its compounds)

Substance Reporting Status
Applicable Programs
NPRI: Does this substance meet the criteria specified in the Canada Gazette notice? Selecting “No” indicates voluntary reporting of this substance to the NPRI: Yes
ON MOE TRA: Does this substance meet the criteria specified in the Ontario Regulation 455/09 under the TRA? Selecting “No” indicates voluntary reporting of this substance to the ON MOE: Yes
Is this considered the first report for this substance to the ON MOE TRA?: No
Comments: 228 tonnes of Zinc product manufactured/processed during the reporting year, >10 tonne MPO threshold

 

General Information

On-site Releases to the Environment
Was the substance released on-site?: Yes
The substance will be reported as the sum of releases to all media (total of 1 tonne or less).

Disposals and Off-site Transfers for Recycling
Was the substance disposed of (on-site or off-site), or transferred for treatment prior to final disposal?: No
Is the facility required to report on disposals of tailings and waste rock for the selected reporting period?: No
Was the substance transferred off-site for recycling?*: Yes

Nature of Activities*
Manufacture the Substance: For on-site use/processing
Process the Substance: As an article component
Otherwise Use of the Substance

 

TRA Quantifications

Enters the facility (Use), Creation, Contained in Product for ON MOE TRA

Enters the facility (Use)
The amount of substance that enters a process as the substance itself or part of another substance, rolled up at the facility level.
Quantity (Tonnes) 241.03

Creation
The amount of substance that is created Quantity (Tonnes): 0

Contained in Product
The amount of substance contained in product Quantity (Tonnes): 208.27

Change in Method of Quantification
There has been no change in the method or combination of methods used to track and quantify the substance during the previous calendar year.

Incidents out of the normal course of events
There have been no incidents out of the normal course of events that occurred at the facility during the previous calendar year that affected the results of tracking/quantification of this substance.

Significant Process Change

There has been no significant process change at the facility during the previous calendar year.

 

On-site Releases

Total Quantity Released (All Media)

Basis Of Estimate: E2 – Published Emission Factors

Quantity (Tonnes): 0.2173

Reasons for Changes in Quantities Released from Previous Year
No significant change (i.e. less than 10%)
Comments: Emissions are based on USEPA AP-42, Table 12.14-1, (SCC 3-04-008-03), Emission factor rating C. for kettle melting and Ontario Ministry of the Environment document 3614e03 for the operation of two baghouses at a flow rate of 0.71 m3/s each.

Breakdown of Annual Releases

Quarterly Breakdown* Jan – Mar % Apr – Jun %

Jul – Sep %

Oct – Dec %

25

25

25

25

 

Disposals

Reasons for Changes in Quantities Disposed from Previous Year
No significant change (i.e. less than 10%)
Comments? (Disposals)
No zinc was disposed of during the 2017 reporting year and all previous reporting years. Dust, cuttings and other scraps were sent for recycling.

 

Recycling

Reasons Why Substance Was Recycled
Production Residues
Off-specification products

Off-site Transfers for Recycling
Recovery of Metals and Metal Compounds
Basis of Estimate C – Mass Balance
Total Quantity Recycled (Tonnes): 19.74

Purity Zinc Metals
Quantity (Tonnes): 13.34
Address: 290 Arvin Ave.
Prov: ON
City: Stoney Creek
Country: Canada

Combined Metal Industries Inc.
Quantity (Tonnes): 6.40
Address:505 B Garyray Dr.
Prov :ON
City: Weston
Country: Canada
Total Quantity Recycled (Tonnes): 19.74

Reasons for Changes in Quantities Recycled from Previous Year
In 2016, received more loads of reject castings from a customer which produced more dross than usual when remelted, which had to be recycled. Recycling returned to normal levels as in 2015.

 

Comparison Report: Enters, Creation, Contained in Product

Enters the facility (Use)
Quantity (Tonnes): 241.03
Last Reported Quantity (2016 report): 252.65
Change (Tonnes): -11.62
% Change: -4.60 Decrease

Creation
Quantity (Tonnes): 0
Last Reported Quantity (2016 report): 0
Change (Tonnes): 0
% Change: 0% Increase

Contained in Product
Quantity (Tonnes): 208.27
Last Reported Quantity (2016 report): 212.62
Change (Tonnes): -3.90
% Change: -1.83% Decrease

Reasons for Change
No reasons – quantities approximately the same.

 

Comparison Report: On-site Releases

Total Quantity Disposed (All Media)

Quantity (Tonnes)

Last Reported
Quantity (Tonnes)
Reporting Period of
Last Reported
Quantity
Change %Change
0.2173 0.2173 2016 0

0

Reasons for Change
No significant Change (i.e. less than 10%)

 

Comparison Report: Transfers off-site for Recycling
Total off-site Transfers for Recycling

Quantity (Tonnes)

Last Reported
Quantity (Tonnes)
Reporting Period of
Last Reported
Quantity
Change %Change
19.74 25.5 2016 -5.67

-22.59%

Reasons for Change

In 2016, received more loads of reject castings from a customer which produced more dross than usual when remelted, which had to be recycled. Recycling returned to normal levels as in 2015.

 

Post Plan Substance Details
NA – 14, Zinc (and its compounds)

Objectives
Objectives in plan: No objectives

Toxic Substance Use Targets
Reduction target: None
Timeframe target: None

Toxic Substance Creation Targets
Reduction target: None
Timeframe target: None

 

Actions

Additional Actions
Were there any additional actions outside the plan taken during the reporting period to reduce the use and/or creation of the substance?* No

Amendments
Were any amendments made to the toxic substance reduction plan during the reporting period?: No

Certification
As of 05/14/2017, I, Warren Kawaguchi certify that I have read the report on the toxic substance reduction plan for the toxic substance referred to below and am familiar with its contents, and to my knowledge the information contained in the report is factually accurate and the report complies with the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 and Ontario Regulation 455/09 (General) made under that Act.

NA – 14, Zinc (and its compounds)