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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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Dr. Condoleezza Rice to speak at WEEC

| Energy Efficiency

The World Energy Engineering Congress will take place in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 30 – Oct. 2. Dr. Condoleezza Rice will be the events Opening Session speaker. Continue reading

Geothermal energy event to take place in Las Vegas

| Renewable Energy

The 2015 Geothermal Energy Expo will be held Sept. 20-23 in Reno, Nev. Continue reading

Plant Application: Production-oriented carts improve material handling efficiency

| Materials

A major automotive powertrain component supplier was looking to improve handling of its precision components and to maintain its lean manufacturing and 5S initiatives. It worked with Creform Corp., Greer, S.C., which analyzed the situation and reviewed the manufacturer’s initial prototype design.

SMN Editor Kate Bachman a guest on radio program about sustainable manufacturers

| Renewable Energy

Sustainable Manufacturer Network Editor Kate Bachman participated in a panel discussion on a radio program about sustainable manufacturers and green manufacturing on July 28 at 1 p.m. EST. The discussion aired on Manufacturing Talk Radio, a live B2B Internet talk radio show.

Waterside economizer option helps to provide ‘free’ cooling

| Energy Efficiency

WaterFurnace Intl. Inc. has introduced a waterside economizer option to its commercial product line. Continue reading

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