Welcome to the Sustainable Manufacturer Network

The Sustainable Manufacturer Network (SMN) is a professional organization of individual members working together to drive the transition toward environmentally friendly manufacturing. SMN offers discounts on conferences, workshops, and webinars; helpful event announcements and topical discussions; as well as access to sustainability resources.

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Take on the Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Challenge!

| Waste

If it’s not already an important mantra in your manufacturing facility, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” will become one as more and more landfills reach capacity. To learn how you can manage waste better while improving your bottom line, plan to participate in the Sustainable Manufacturer Network’s Workshop Oct. 16 in New Bremen, Ohio. … Continue reading

Water 2.0 Conference and Energy Efficiency Workshop – Nov. 3, 2014 – GE Aviation – Cincinnati, Ohio

| Energy Efficiency

These conferences are co-located at GE Aviation and registrants may attend both programs for one registration fee. Water 2.0 programming is from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. A lunch is included for both groups from 12 -1 p.m. Energy Efficiency Workshop program is from 1 – 5 p.m. Reception for both … Continue reading

LED high-bay fixture available in high-output versions

| Energy Efficiency

Hubbell Industrial Lighting’s LUNABAY™ LED high bay now is available in high-output versions. While still providing efficacy of up to 95 lumens/W, the product now can deliver up to 23,650 lumens. Available in 12,300, 18,000, and 23,650 lumens, the fixture’s long life and low-glare light can be used in large … Continue reading

Brochure highlights heavy metal-free, low-cure, energy-efficient inks

| Energy Efficiency

PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has published a four-page brochure featuring the environmentally friendly line of ECOBRITE® organic inks for bottles, containers, tumblers, and ceramic mugs. The inks are available in a brilliant spectrum of colors, says the company, including fluorescent, metallic, phosphorescent, and thermochromic and are based on a … Continue reading

Power monitor tracks power usage for a single piece of equipment, entire facility

| Renewable Energy

NK Technologies has introduced the APN-R series power monitor, which measures the power usage of a single piece of equipment, an extensive machine system, an area of a plant, or an entire facility. The monitor is equally suited for large-scale plant energy management applications, as well as specific equipment-monitoring tasks, … Continue reading

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