Sustainability

By Mike Levans · December 13, 2016
I find it inspiring when our System Report focuses on an organization that “walks it like it talks it,” especially when its aspirational mission is truly reflected in its actions, its operations, and its overall business strategy.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 13, 2016
Craig Porter, president of The Renaissance Companies, has built distribution centers in Phoenix for some of the country’s best-known companies. Still, he says, the REI building stands out.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 13, 2016
REI’s new Arizona LEED Platinum, Net Zero Energy facility brings together two automation technologies to manage store replenishment and e-commerce fulfillment at the same workstation.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2016
The review includes updates on Brambles’ 2020 Sustainability Goals, which are based on the company’s sustainability framework and are closely aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2016
Wood pallet manufacturers that use PDS may now affix a USDA Certified Biobased Product label to their PDS-made pallets showing they are 100% biobased products.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2016
Market grapples with changing consumer demographics, regulatory issues, the need for cost containment, advances in 3D printing and updating legacy lines.
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2016
As a result of the program, the manufacturer has reduced corrugated box usage and lineside space considerably.
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2016
Minimal equipment downtime helps custom manufacturer meet variable demand.
By MMH Staff · October 4, 2016
Company recognized by the Reusable Packaging Association for holistic approach to safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of refrigerated pharmaceuticals.
By MMH Staff · September 29, 2016
The peer-reviewed awards recognize facilities for projects or programs that improve sustainability efforts in food, beverage or consumer product manufacturing operations, focusing on pollution prevention, compliance assurance and environmental protection.
By MMH Staff · September 15, 2016
Certified sustainable facility features fitness suite, lounges, a restaurant and the new Vanderlande Academy.
By LM Staff · August 31, 2016
EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) recently collaborated with the UN Global Compact on the study in an effort to better understand how companies are managing their supply chains in ways that support the objectives of the United Nations 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
By MMH Staff · August 24, 2016
Old corrugated container recovery rate reached record-high 92.9% in 2015.
By Josh Bond · July 29, 2016
New 'Beyond the Horizon' report classifies five actions necessary to cultivate value and enhance procurement practices for supply chains.
By MMH Staff · July 20, 2016
ProMat 2017 to feature first-ever autonomous vehicle and supply chain sustainable Solution Centers.

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