Creativity and innovation within manufacturing help drive the change we see in the world. Earth Day is a moment in time when individuals unite in a call for creativity, innovation, ambition, and bravery to see a change for good to all. #EarthDay2021 is an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
Under the lean manufacturing system, seven wastes are identified: defects, inventory, motion, over-processing, overproduction, transport, and waiting. Now more than ever we’ve seen manufactures put a priority on their environmental responsibility through initiatives targeted to combat waste. Manufacturers are taking a serious look at product improvements, increased efficiency, green initiatives, and more sustainable production methods.
Explore SME’s recent features that bring attention to the importance of sustainability within manufacturing: