In case study after case study, the pursuit of sustainable manufacturing practices and execution of conservation principles has proven profitable for manufacturers. This webinar will focus on how implementing a 'green' approach to consuming water, gas, utilities, and raw materials can benefit not only the environment, but your business as well. The presenters will share examples of how they've done it.
If you want to learn how to improve your bottom line and gain a competitive advantage by going green, this 90-minute webinar (60 minute presentation with 30 minutes of Q&A) is for you!
Sue Max, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, Metcam Inc.
Metcam is a mid-sized manufacturing firm outside of Atlanta specializing in advanced metalworking and assembly for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) representing a wide variety of industries including telecommunications, electronics, and HVAC. Sue was hired by Metcam in September 2008 to implement their Environmental Management System and by June 2009 Metcam achieved ISO 14001 registration. As the environmental coordinator at Metcam, Sue is focused on prioritizing environmental projects that help the company meet its sustainability goals. Over the past two years, Metcam has experienced significant benefits from the implementation of an energy conservation program and improvements in recycling rates of cardboard and office paper. Metcam is a Gold level partner in the Georgia DNR outreach program, Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia, and is an active participant in the Green Manufacturing Network.
Chris Hawkins,Operations Manager, DeWys Manufacturing Inc.
DeWys Manufacturing is a precision sheet metal job shop located just outside of Grand Rapids, Mich. serving the furniture, medical, light industrial, and store fixture industries. Core competencies include sheet metal fabrication, powder coat painting, assembly, machining, and stamping.
DeWys Manufacturing has been implementing lean principles for several years and recently the company began focusing on combining green initiatives in their lean journey. Chris will share the environmental advantages as well as cost savings realized as a result of their efforts.
Philip M. Baerenwald, President, J.L. Clark Mfg. Inc.
J.L. Clark is a developer and manufacturer of injection molded plastic and lithographed metal packages that are branded with many familiar household names, including McCormick, Burt’s Bees and Rayovac. Phil has held various leadership roles in management and product development at J.L. Clark as “sustainability” has evolved from buzz word to mission statement.
Grass roots initiatives at J.L. Clark have helped them to be recognized as a “Green” leader in the region and packaging industry.
Phil will share some of the reasons why these efforts were pursued, how they were instituted and a few of the dividends that they have provided. "We continue the traditions started over 100 years ago; becoming partners with our customers to meet their needs through quality, timeliness and product innovation while operating as an environmentally responsible member of our community".
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