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Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business.
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Specialty outdoor retailer REI’s new distribution center brings together the next generation of materials handling and sustainability into one facility. Renewable energy powered distribution center. REI Sustainability (December 14, 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. (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. (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. (December 13, 2016)
With manufacturers still trying to figure out how to give electric cars a range of more than 250 miles, Nikola Motor Company, referred to as "the Tesla of trucks," has just revealed its hydrogen-electric semi-truck which they are claiming has a total operating range of up to 1,200 miles. (December 02, 2016)
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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. (November 18, 2016)
Market grapples with changing consumer demographics, regulatory issues, the need for cost containment, advances in 3D printing and updating legacy lines. (November 06, 2016)
A greener transport system is crucial for fighting climate change, driving inclusive growth and ensuring our long-term prosperity, and a brand new UN report lays a solid foundation for making sustainable transport a reality, but achieving that goal will take determination and innovation. (October 31, 2016)
UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter, and with the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being. (October 24, 2016)
As a result of the program, the manufacturer has reduced corrugated box usage and lineside space considerably.
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Minimal equipment downtime helps custom manufacturer meet variable demand.
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From long-term, strategic decision-making to tactical production planning, supply chain modeling technology can enable food and beverage companies to reduce cost and risk and edge out the competition. (October 18, 2016)
Company recognized by the Reusable Packaging Association for holistic approach to safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of refrigerated pharmaceuticals. (October 04, 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. (September 29, 2016)