With bio-based materials’ checkered past in the past, what remains a truth or a myth? Lux Research maintains that new bio-based materials and chemicals offer performance advantages over petro-based; bio-based products manufacturer MHG chimes in, and well-respected upcycler Tom Szaky provides his insights. Continue reading
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Looking back at the sustainability progress that manufacturers have made over the past several years evokes a mixture of awe, encouragement, and even a little pride. But there can be no resting on laurels, because the environment that sustains human life has never been under greater threat; stakes never have been higher.
BioAir Solutions®’s biotrickling filters use its proprietary EcoBase® synthetic (plastic), structured media to remove odors without the use of hazardous chemicals. Continue reading
ViZn Energy Systems Inc. , battery energy storage systems provider and The Ryan Company have announced a strategic partnership aimed at solar-plus-battery storage integration for industrial companies. Continue reading
Lanita Stevens is manager of Product Stewardship & Sustainability at USG Corp., a Chicago-based manufacturer that produces and distributes gypsum wallboard and joint compound. Continue reading
Aerospace manufacturer Rockwell Collins searched for a path to implement sustainability initiatives across multiple sites. It found success by establishing a combination lean and Six Sigma framework, and then modifying the approach locally. Continue reading
The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has announced that 40 employees representing 25 sites in 16 countries departed for Cebu, Philippines on September 3 to join NGOs, social entrepreneurs, universities, and government agencies Continue reading
RoboVent has introduced Clarion™, an oil mist collector that clears oil- and particulate-laden air in manufacturing environments. Continue reading