CMC’s David Collins made the case for considering the environmental impact of manufacturing operations in the EUROBIZ Magazine (published by the European Chamber of Commerce in China).
This article gives a number of ideas for saving money while undertaking “green manufacturing”:
- Reusable containers
- Increasing transfer efficiency in painting processes
- Selling paint leftovers
- Recycling or reprocessing excess heat
- Fitting machines with variable frequency drives
- Managing quality better in order to avoid re-processing and scrap
You can read this article (and send it to your suppliers) here.