SME Presents Lean to Green Manufacturing Conference.
Press Release Summary:
September 10, 2010 - To help practitioners better understand how green efforts can create growth and improve competitiveness, SME is presenting a Lean to Green Manufacturing Conference October 26-29, 2010. Conference will feature presentations, workshops, and case studies of successful methods attendees can implement to reduce environmental concerns. Some session topics will include Creating a Sustainable Facility through Energy Efficiency Design, and Best Practices in Being Green, Productive, and Profitable.
Original Press Release
Manufacturers Take a Step to Reduce Carbon Footprint
Press release date: September 8, 2010
Creating a Sustainable Facility through Energy Efficiency Design
Energy Efficiency through Lean - Government and Industry Lessons in Collaboration
Best Practices in Being Green, Productive & Profitable
Increasing Sustainability of Lean Sigma Six - Environmental Wastes Audit
Design for Sustainability - Integrating Life Cycle Thinking Additionally, conference sponsor, Green Energy Ohio (GEO), is hosting a pre-conference business-to-business workshop showcasing Ohio companies using clean energy systems and incentives. The Lean to Green Manufacturing Conference also includes a panel discussion and case histories on the U.S. EPA's E3 initiatives. The E3: Economy Energy and Environment program, designed as a model for collaboration among manufacturers, utilities, municipal governments and federal agencies, is already saving manufacturers millions of dollars annually. Attendees can also discover how colleges and universities are providing the next generation of manufacturing professionals with both classroom and real-life learning experiences in manufacturing sustainability, energy efficiencies and the elimination and recycling of waste. Additionally, attendees can choose to go on the "Green Crawl Tour" and visit area facilities that have successfully implemented lean principles and green strategies. The Lean to Green Manufacturing Conference is sponsored by Green Energy Ohio, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Manufacturing Extension Partnershipof the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The fee is $525 for SME Members; $625 for Nonmembers. Student, educator, government and group discounts are available. For the most up-to-date information, and to register, visit www.sme.org/l2g. About SME:
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many membership programs, events and activities, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technology and the most up-to-date processes spanning all manufacturing industries and disciplines, plus the key areas of aerospace and defense, medical device, motor vehicles, including motorsports, oil and gas and alternative energy. NOTE TO MEDIA: Visit the new SME Media Center for the latest Society news, one-stop access to SME Events, Manufacturing Quicklinks, SME social media sites, SME News Feed and more. Contact:
Lori Ann Dick, APR
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