More than ever, consumers in the U.S. and China are looking for the “Made in the U.S.A.” label when purchasing consumer goods, and they’re willing to pay a premium for these products, according to new research. Read more
When it comes to the safety of commercial vehicles, nothing is higher priority for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC. Headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, Bendix manufactures air brake charging and control systems and active safety systems for all markets of commercial vehicles.
Taking care of commercial vehicles and drivers isn’t the only priority for Bendix — the company is also focused on taking care of the environment. According to Maria Gutierrez, Bendix’s health, safety, and environmental manager, all four of the company’s manufacturing facilities are ISO 14001 certified, meaning that they have in place environmental management systems that continuously measure and improve impact. On Nov. 14, Bendix announced an impressive achievement: The company, with 2,700 employees across four locations, had netted a 92 percent waste divergence rate. The success goes beyond just reducing Bendix’s contribution to landfills; it is an integral part of the firm’s new remanufacturing business unit. Read more