One of the primary objectives of lean manufacturing is to reduce waste. Since reducing waste is also an objective of going green, the two programs reinforce each other. Here are a few ways going lean can help you go green at the same time.
Leak is a four-letter word that no industrial manufacturer ever wants to hear. Industrial leaks can slow down manufacturing lines, destroy equipment, and possibly harm workers — making them a top concern for industrial teams.
Predictive Maintenance Analytics is going to transform the manufacturing industry by optimizing costs, delivering new efficiencies, creating new revenue opportunities, and increasing customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Higher sales of the Jeep Renegade small SUV and Chrysler 200 midsize sedan in North America along with modest growth in Europe pushed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV back to profit in the first quarter, the newly formed carmaker said.
State auditors faulted the South Carolina Commerce Department for setting up a nonprofit organization with the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League to disperse $5 million to offset the destruction of wetlands at what is now Boeing's manufacturing site near Charleston.
German company Sunfire has made diesel fuel out of carbon dioxide, water, and electricity, and successfully tested the synthetic fuel in an Audi A8 on April 21.
Anheuser-Busch InBev is reacting to public protests on social media for a marketing campaign slogan on bottles of its Bud Light brand.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne says the auto industry faces grave risks if companies don't start consolidating and share skyrocketing product development.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is destroying more than 265 tons of ice cream after listeria was found in the production facility and in products last week.
Foreign investors are increasingly buying up logistical and industrial properties as part of their American real estate holdings, according to a recent report by JLL.
Buckminster Fuller's 1933 foray into automobiles gave us the Dymaxion Car, and enthusiast Jeff Lane has one of the only working replicas in the world. Dan Neil takes the road zeppelin for a spin...or should we say wobble?
California would aggressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under an ambitious plan announced Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The United Auto workers union has 816 members at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, or about 55 percent of the total blue collar work force, according to the union's latest disclosure with the U.S. Department of Labor.
Because we are living in an age where increased efficiency is not only desired, but also required in order to stay competitive, every manufacturing company can benefit from implementing a sustainable lean strategy.
The new 10-inch Cobra QuickSet pliers, an addition to KNIPEX Tools’ flagship line of Cobra Water Pump Pliers, features a new slide and lock system that makes repetitive tasks easier and more convenient than ever before.
Principal Technology Inc. has created a line of standardized, pre-engineered heater power panels.
German automaker Volkswagen said first-quarter profit rose 19 percent from a year ago as cost-cutting improved profit margins at its namesake brand and as European car sales showed a modest recovery.
Industrial mergers and acquisitions decreased in the first quarter of this year following a robust 2014, according to research firm Mergermarket.
Lumber Liquidators said Wednesday that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the Virginia-based company over its imported laminate flooring.
Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken house by September 2017 and it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations.