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Owens Corning Insulation Products Are First to Be Certified as Made With 100% Wind-Powered Electricity and Reduced Embodied Carbon

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TOLEDO, Ohio, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced three types of commercial and residential insulation, independently certified as made with renewable energy, are available for specification and purchase. These products represent the first ever to have met the requirements of SCS Global Services’ certification protocol to validate electricity used to make them is 100% wind powered, which, in turn, reduces their carbon footprint.

Arrow Electronics Technology Makes Historic Race Possible

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Racing legend Mario Andretti went head-to-head with former Indy Racing League driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner Sam Schmidt in the world’s first semi-autonomous vehicle demonstration race at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May.

Schmidt, who is paralyzed from the chest down, drove a Corvette Z06 that global technology company Arrow Electronics modified so he can drive it using only the motions of his head. Andretti challenged Schmidt in a similar, Arrow-modified Corvette Stingray.

Survey: Business Water Management Efforts Are Still a Drop in the Bucket

Ecolab opens Water University to help companies accelerate their progress
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NAPERVILLE, Ill., October 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - By the year 2030, water demand is expected to exceed sustainable supply by 40 percent, but only 42 percent of respondents from a recent survey conducted by Ecolab and GreenBiz Group cited water management as a strategic corporate initiative. According to the research, 82 percent of the 184 large businesses surveyed say they are not sufficiently using advanced tools and technologies to better manage their water use.

Ingersoll Rand to Host Thousands of Future Skilled Workers at Its Facilities Around the World to Celebrate Manufacturing Day

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DAVIDSON, N.C., October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will participate in Manufacturing Day at its facilities around the world. During a month-long schedule of events, Ingersoll Rand is inviting students to tour their facilities and learn about career opportunities in modern manufacturing.

Tetra Pak Invests in State-of-the-art Technology in Denton Factory

€30-million investment in factory upgrades positions the Denton production factory to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets
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DENTON, Texas, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak's Packaging Material Converting Factory in Denton, TX is getting ready for new technology to support the growth of its business in the U.S. and Canada. The plant’s expanded capabilities are made possible through a sizeable €30-million investment in factory upgrades, including a new state-of-the-art laminator, that will ensure the facility is well positioned to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. and Canadian markets with a wider range of packaging formats.

Former U.S. Diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello to Keynote CFSI Annual Conference

CFSI Conference Focuses on Responsible Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their minerals supply chains, today announced that former U.S. diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello will provide the keynote address at CFSI’s annual conference in Santa Clara, California on Oct. 19, 2017.

Thermo King Partnered with Fleet Equipment Magazine to Host an Industry Webinar on Transport Solar

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Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is helping their customers be more sustainable by developing solar panel battery chargers for transport customers.

Human Rights Activist and Actress Julia Ormond to Keynote Responsible Electronics 2017

EICC annual conference convenes industry, government and civil society leaders
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced that human rights activist and actress Julia Ormond will provide the keynote address at EICC’s annual conference in Santa Clara, Calif. on Oct. 17, 2017.

Ingersoll Rand CTO Sheds Light on Innovation and Global Macro Trends

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As a global provider of energy-efficient technology solutions, Ingersoll Rand is positioned to pursue opportunities that arise from the nexus between energy efficiency and climate change mitigation. While energy resource demands and climate change represent great risks for society and the planet, we recognize that the innovation that addresses these issues is a potential growth driver for our business.

#TechstarsATL: Get to Know Rapid RMS

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Techstars Atlanta is presented in partnership with Cox Enterprises and is part of a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Applications for the 2017 program’s 10 coveted spots came from 41 countries around the globe. Rapid RMS is one of the participants.

Rapid RMS provides iPad and cloud-based retail technology for convenience stores, liquor stores and gas stations. Rapid is the world’s first to control a gas pump using an Apple iPad as a cash register. Using next generation technology, we help the little retailers operate like a big enterprise.

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