manufacturing-facilities

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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.
Clif Bar

Clif Bar Opens One-Of-A-Kind Sustainable Bakery

The sustainability-focused facility uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach to design that connects people in buildings with nature and the well-being it provides.

Fuel Cell System Furthers Sustainability Goals

At Legrand North America headquarters, this energy technology provides nearly 90% of the electricity to operate the 263,000 square foot facility.

Manufacturing Case Study: At A Swift Pace

A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013 issue.

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