manufacturing

Making a Difference: One Company's Mission to Put Sustainability at the Heart of All It Does

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In April 2019, the Life Science business of Merck* launched a four-year initiative that was aimed at improving its sustainability efforts when it came to packaging. For a global business shipping around 30,000 packages every day, the task was enormous. From reducing the overall amount of packaging it was using, maximising recycling, improving plastics sustainability and even targeting zero deforestation, the initiative was a statement of intent by the business to begin to understand its environmental impact – and do something about it.

Rockwell Automation and FANUC Join Forces to Address Manufacturing Skills Gap

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Rockwell Automation and FANUC America recently came together to create accelerated work-and-learn apprenticeship programs preparing workers for jobs in advanced manufacturing, robotics, and automation.

“Our number one goal is to help create a worker pipeline that will not only help people increase their skills and future earning potential, but to help manufacturers achieve their production goals and maintain a thriving economy,” said Paul Aiello, director of education, FANUC America. 

Another Record-breaking Year for Employee Safety at Sappi North America

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This past year was very special for safety in Sappi North America (SNA). Our employees achieved their best-ever lost time injury frequency rate (LTIFR) result at 0.25. Everyone stepped up to make this achievement possible. For the entire year, we had only six lost-time injuries, and during the second quarter of the year, we had zero lost-time injuries—our ultimate goal and the first time it was ever achieved. On May 19, 2019, our Cloquet Mill employees operated 1.3 million hours without a single lost-time incident.

The Consumer Goods Forum Unites Its Members on Actions to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19

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PARIS, December 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today announced its members are working together on actions to support vulnerable communities, part of a coordinated, global response to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on those who have been hit hardest by the pandemic.

CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust

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PARIS, November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces five projects, as part of its Product Data Coalition of Action, that are designed to address two fundamental challenges in the industry’s data exchange processes.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Textiles at Gildan

Gildan explains their second step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Yarn-Spinning at Gildan

Gildan explains their first step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Yarn-spinning is the first step in transforming raw materials into garments. The first part of this process, cotton – primarily sourced from the U.S. – is converted into a yarn that is strong and flexible enough to be knit into t-shirts, underwear, socks, and other essential garments produced at Gildan.

Responsible Investing in China

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by John Streur, President and CEO; Hellen Mbugua, Vice President and ESG senior research analyst; and Jade Huang, Vice President and Portfolio Manager; all at Calvert Research and Management. 

3 Ways Herbalife Nutrition is Embracing the Circular Economy

Taking action towards sustainable consumption and production
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Circular economy ideas and models could be used to transform businesses, boost future job creation and help societies to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. Herbalife Nutrition is taking steps towards sustainable consumption and production. They are working on several fronts to address this issue, through corporate initiatives and through the job our independent small business owners do every day within their communities in 94 countries across the world.

Quality for Every Customer: Herbalife Nutrition's Service-Driven Supply Chain

How Herbalife Nutrition’s global supply chain supports quality and communities
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As a leader in the nutrition industry for more than 40 years, there is one thing we always keep in mind at every stage: our commitment to producing the highest-quality products. Our manufacturing process involves state-of-the-art facilities and technology, rigorous testing methods and quality assurance processes that go from sourcing to packaging. Our SVP of global supply chain, Troy Hicks shares his experience at Herbalife Nutrition overseeing a global and interdependent supply chain network that involves many people, activities, organizations and resources.

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