Sustainable Development

Efficiency might be a priority for OEMs and suppliers but that does not have to imply a dirtier process. Green and sustainable practices are becoming a standard throughout the industry, impacting manufacturing, logistics and even administration processes. Whether it is by implementing lean solutions or by changing their energy supply, companies now have the planet among their priorities.

This chapter focuses on environmental standards and the way companies are improving their operations toward a more sustainable goal. Success stories in the industry are featured, as well as service and material providers that help companies have a cleaner footprint.