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  • Energy efficiency boosted at Tensar Manufacturing

    Tensar Manufacturing, part of the worldwide Tensar Group, is a leading global provider of soil reinforcement and ground stabilisation solutions. They are reaping the rewards afforded by the recent installation of a magnetic fuel treatment system from Maxsys to one of their gas fired, steam raising boilers. The high profile project has not only cut gas consumption by 5.78%, offering considerable ...


    By Maxsys Fuel Systems Ltd

  • Image Microsystems Acquires New Facility Dedicated to e-Waste Plastic Recycling and MicroStrate(R) Sign Substrate Manufacturing

    Image Microsystems -- a leading provider of technology restoration, reverse logistics, e-waste recycling, and MicroStrate® recycled products manufacturing -- today announced they have acquired a new facility in Kyle, Texas. The new 100,000 square foot plant will augment their asset recovery, recycling, and MicroStrate® sign substrate manufacturing capabilities. The announcement is being made in ...


    By Marketwire

  • York County Company Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at its Glen Rock, Pa. Manufacturing Facility

    Bimax, Inc. has agreed to pay a $36,455 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its chemical manufacturing facility, located at 158 Industrial Road in Glen Rock, Pa., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. As part of the settlement, Bimax has also agreed to spend $305,000 to install a system that will eliminate 99 percent of the hazardous ...

  • US manufacturers and retailers balance tires and the environment

    Tire companies, big box stores, and the government are putting the brakes on the use of lead wheel weights. Through EPA's National Lead-Free Wheel Weight Initiative, partners have agreed to phase-in the use of lead-free alternative wheel weights and reduce the amount of lead released into the environment by 2011. 'Our partners have pledged to reduce or eliminate their use of lead wheel weights,' ...

  • Lean Manufacturing Makes Hanovia More Efficient

    UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has made dramatic improvements in the production quality and lead time of its UV lamp shop by using Lean Manufacturing tools and improved measurement systems. Lean Manufacturing is a management philosophy that focuses on the reduction of waste, improving quality, and developing strong business relationships. A number of Halma Group companies have also ...

  • Plasti-Fab Recycles And Reuses Fiberglass In Composites Manufacturing

    Plasti-Fab, world wide manufacturer of fiberglass composite solutions, has begun large-scale integration of their recycled FRP, reducing negative emissions, the use of non-sustainable materials, and raising industry standards for greener production. For the last 40 years, Plasti-Fab has become a major player in Fiberglass production, mostly due to their visionary utilization of Fiberglass ...


  • Making nano-scale manufacturing eco-friendly with silk

    Nanolithography — a way of making finely detailed patterns or structures, such as those found in advanced computer microchips, uses toxic and corrosive chemicals. Researchers have now shown that these could be replaced with eco-friendly silk proteins and water, eliminating the need to use and dispose of hazardous chemicals, while achieving similar levels of detail to conventional methods. ...

  • Unlock the value of product sustainability in industrial manufacturing

    Join our exclusive, free webinar to gain valuable insight into the latest trends surrounding product life cycle thinking in the industrial manufacturing sector and learn from real-life leadership examples for radically increasing the business value of sustainability programs: Develop innovative products and generate more revenue Realize cost savings while becoming ...


    By thinkstep

  • New Video – unlock the value of product sustainability in manufacturing

    Missed our latest webinar? Watch the video to gain valuable insight into the latest trends surrounding product life cycle thinking in the industrial manufacturing sector and learn from real-life leadership examples for radically increasing the business value of sustainability programs: Develop innovative products and generate more revenue Realize cost savings while ...


    By thinkstep

  • ACID RELIEF: Eliminate Acid Build-Up and Avoid Compressor Burnout With ACID-BUSTER

    Technicians can now add the exact amount of acid scavenging solution-without wasting a drop-by using the from Spectronics Corporation. AB-100CS ACID-BUSTER™ Injection Kit is designed to bond with acids without forming chemical by-products and prevents acid build-up in air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The ACID-BUSTER injector is ...


    By Spectronics Corporation

  • Federal and industry partners issue challenge to manufacturers

    A coalition that includes the U.S. federal government and over 200 major commercial building sector partners has issued a simple challenge to U.S. manufacturers: if you can build wireless sub-meters that cost less than $100 apiece and enable us to identify opportunities to save money by saving energy, we will buy them. A group of at least 18 manufacturers has already agreed to take up the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New unit eliminates the need for overhead access to coolant sumps and can operate in totally enclosed machining centers

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming solutions, announces the TubeTastic!™ HC. The HC works in places where other skimmers can't go, particularly on coolant sumps with little or no overhead access. The TubeTastic! HC easily mounts to the side of ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Intelligent cooling tower control system eliminates excess chemical feeds to cut costs

    Plant operators with Cooling Towers who struggle with the twin demands of continuously reliable operation versus maintenance costs will find the new rack-mounted Model 2122 Cooling Tower Control System from Electro-Chemical Devices, Inc., reduces waste and cost by eliminating expensive excess chemical feeds.Water-based wet Cooling Towers are commonly made of concrete, steel, or fiberglass and ...


    By McCrometer, Inc.

  • Understanding Waste Classification

    All manufacturing waste is not the same. While this may be an obvious point, the fact is that there is no widely recognized standard for classifying such waste. Now, a proposed ASTM standard is being developed to help manufacturers address waste classification issues. WK38312, Classification for Waste From ...


    By ASTM International

  • BACE (Baler and Compaction Equipment) Expands Manufacturing Facility to Support Record Growth

    BACE, a leading global manufacturer of heavy duty balers and compactors for use in the recycling and waste management industry, announces it has added an additional 26,000 square feet of manufacturing space to support its record growth in 2011. Frederick Waite, Chairman of BACE, commented, “With the addition of this space, our Charlotte facility has over 56,000 ...


    By BACE, Inc.

  • Efficiencies in Green Waste Reduction

    Most logging operations face — probably routinely — the same issue: a need to get rid of “slash” and tree tops left behind after usable timber is harvested from a site. Some operations have means to take care of this material themselves. Others hire contractors to do final cleanup or even complete landclearing. Either way, someone needs the right equipment for the job, which typically translates ...


    By Vermeer

  • Brady Worldwide, Inc. introduces 5S marking supplies for lean manufacturers

    Brady Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BRC) maintains its position as a global leader in lean manufacturing and visual factory management with the launch of its latest visual workplace products – the new 5S Marking Supplies. Designed to help lean manufacturers organize the workplace, control space usage, and manage inventory and tools, Brady’s 5S Marking Supplies are an effective solution for marking the ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Eaton’s Mechanically Cleaned Strainers Conserve Water and Expand Efficiency for Industrial Manufacturing

    While the nature of pipeline debris – scale, rust, metal and other solids – remains constant, the nature of business for industrial manufacturers is ever-evolving. Time, money and staff resources are limited; water conservation is paramount, and the importance of protecting expensive processing equipment has never been greater. Power management company Eaton addresses these pipeline ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Waste Refinement, LLC Announces New Alternative Technology to Process Waste Materials

    Waste Refinement, LLC, today announced that it is bringing to market a new, environmentally friendly alternative to the management of waste -- a proven, green technology that will transform the way communities process their waste. Who would have thought, even five years ago, that the garbage man would be the one to bring about the next transformational innovation. Waste Refinement has ...


    By Marketwire

  • At the highest international level: A top performance from the waste and waste-water industry

    The task of dealing with waste is changing rapidly, with the focus moving away from simple disposal and towards exploiting all recoverable substances. Europe, and Germany in particular, has taken on a leading role in this regard. This is demonstrated firstly by the high levels of expenditure on environmental protection, and secondly by the wealth of highly innovative technological developments. ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

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