26 Nov '13, 10am

Want to cut VOC emissions in the factory?: VOC emissions can be reduced, safety enhanced, and the benefits of

With chemicals and solvents being part of everyday life on the manufacturing shop floor, VOC (volatile organic compounds) emissions and their related safety hazards are increasingly top of mind. Going LEAN LEAN Manufacturing is the most powerful system ever invented for improving productivity, efficiency, quality and profitability. However, there are two critical areas often overlooked when LEAN initiatives are propounded – industrial supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE). By taking the principles of LEAN and applying them here, you can rapidly make headway in your drive for continuous improvement. At the same time, you’ll be reducing VOC emissions, improving health and safety and driving up productivity. Source: Kimberly-Clark Professional Unsurprisingly, worker safety has a direct impact on manufacturing productivity and profitability. In its advice sheet on c...

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grist.org 19 Nov '13, 10pm

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