manufacturing-facilities

Resource pages for "manufacturing-facilities"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


ISCC PLUS Certification

Charter Next Generation Campus Earns ISCC PLUS Certification

The specialty film producer's Lexington, KY manufacturing campus received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certificate (ISCC).     
manufacturers productivity

4 Steps To Maximize Productivity And Employee Safety

Here are four people-centric steps manufacturers can take to maximize productivity without sacrificing safety.
Bobcat North Carolina

Bobcat Company Completes Its Largest Manufacturing Facility

The $70 million expansion project makes Statesville, NC the company’s largest manufacturing facility in North America, and will create up to 250 jobs. 
South Korea manufacturing

LG Smart Park Earns WEF Lighthouse Factory Status

The World Economic Forum recognized LG Electronics for the innovative digital transformation of its Changwon, South Korea appliance manufacturing facility.
ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants

EPA Names 2021’s Most Energy-Efficient Manufacturing Plants

The 93 U.S. manufacturing plants that earned ENERGY STAR certification in 2021 prevented more than 5 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
Cuisine Solutions

San Antonio Sous Vide Processing Facility Earns LEED Certification

Cuisine Solutions Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of sous vide foods, has received their LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for their processing facility located in San Antonio, TX.
Ocean Spray

At Ocean Spray Plant, Remote Alarms Keep Eye On Production

For maximized uptime, remote alarm notification ensures the Lehigh Valley processing plant meets production goals.
Ericsson

Ericsson Factory In Lewisville, TX Achieves LEED Gold

The design and operation of this 5G Smart Factory, which opened in Spring 2020, is part of Ericsson’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2030.
kaizen productivity

Five Tips For Improving Manufacturing Facility Productivity

A new productivity guide from Tork is inspired by kaizen, the Japanese management philosophy that advocates all employees be engaged in improving a business.
manufacturing facilities

Safety In Manufacturing Plants During COVID-19

Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.

Socially-Distant Operation Of Critical Infrastructure

In California, a statewide order has allowed those working in critical infrastructure to continue and applies to the federal critical infrastructure sectors outlined by the federal Cyber Infrastructure Security Administration (CIFA).
hand sanitizer

GE Current Partners To Produce Hand Sanitizer

The lighting and controls company has partnered with biofuel company Green Plains, Inc. to manufacture hand sanitizer at its Cleveland, OH plant.
PPE

Duro-Last Retools To Manufacture Medical PPE

The roofing membrane manufacturer's engineers, product development and manufacturing staff have utilized their expertise in manufacturing flexible PVC and fabrics to help in the fight against COVID-19.
warehouses

How To Heat An Amazon Warehouse Without Natural Gas

Warehouses have been proliferating across the U.S., and sites in less-developed areas without natural gas infrastructure presents a challenge to heat and fuel these facilities.
floor mats

Slip And Fall Prevention Backed By Floor Mats

At manufacturer Meyer Tool, adhesive-backed floor mats are used throughout the facility to protect employees and other occupants.

Duro-Last Recognized By OSHA For Iowa Plant Safety

This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.

Yogi Tea Company Opens LEED Certified Plant

Located in Eugene, OR, the 189,000 square foot building is the first LEED-certified tea manufacturing facility in the U.S.

Biotech Firm Consolidates cGMP Manufacturing Facilities

Moderna Therapeutics, which pioneers messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, built a new facility in Norwood, MA — and also focused on the workplace environment for its nearly 200 employees.
redevelopment plan

Winner Of Urban Land Institute Competition Highlights Chicago Roots

The 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition first place winner is a team from the University of Texas at Austin for its redevelopment plan for the site of Chicago's Department of Fleet and Facility Management.
workplace safety programs

Safety Programs Increase Productivity For Manufacturing Companies

New study reveals that 83% of senior management and operations personnel have observed an increase in productivity over time due to the implementation of a safety program.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] Power on, America!

Constellation is helping you build a brighter tomorrow by generating clean, carbon-free energy today. We’re already producing electricity 24/7 with hydro, wind, solar and the nation’s largest zero-emission nuclear fleet.