Akron, Ohio -- Manufacturers of all sizes are turning to lean manufacturing techniques to reduce waste and save money. In fact, many are already practicing a lean approach at their facilities. But did you know you can save even more by expanding your efforts to lean and clean?
In an interactive webinar to be held Wednesday 12 Aug at 1.00 pm EDT, hosted by Rubber & Plastics News, a sister publication to Urethanes Technology International, attendees can pose questions to the founder of the US Environmental Protection Agency's Green Suppliers Network and the Executive Director of the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment on how small and medium-sized rubber product manufacturers can stay competitive and profitable while reducing their impact on the environment.
Topics and strategies to be covered include:
* How to develop a technology, innovation and environmental road map for the future
* How to address materials efficiency
* How to assess the broad range of chemicals used in the interiors and exteriors of the automobile
* How to find customized solutions to your manufacturing challenges
* How to save money and increase capacity
* How to see immediate results through hands-on training on the shop floor
* How to achieve additional savings and efficiencies beyond traditional lean techniques
* How to improve supply chain relationships
* How to identify opportunities within OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers for technologies that improve the environment.
Those looking for a greener and stronger bottom line won't want to miss this information-packed webinar led by experienced experts with extensive backgrounds in working with manufacturers to engage their suppliers in low-cost technical reviews to identify strategies for improving process lines and using materials more efficiently.
Featured Speakers are: Tom Murray, Senior Scientist with the US EPA and founder of the Green Suppliers Network; Steve Hellem, president of Navista, Inc. and executive director of the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment; with William Cole, vice president of Product Management Delta-Energy as the moderator.
See more at www.rubbernews.com