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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 25, 2020
2020 has been the year of “the pivot” – of looking critically at every part of operations and thinking creatively about new approaches to doing business. Changes that businesses would never have dreamed of a few months ago have become commonplace. News of British shirt factories now producing...
by Maria T. Vargas, DOE on Apr 24, 2018
SWAP 4 is a showdown of manufacturing giants. L’Oréal USA’s North Little Rock plant and General Motor’s (GM) Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant are finely-tuned operations. At both locations, dedicated employees work alongside advanced robots (large and small) to create products we use every day....
by Mark Johnson, DOE on Mar 21, 2016
The Department of Energy welcomed L'Oréal USA to the Better Buildings, Better Plants Program (Better Plants) and it is a beautiful partnership. As the nation’s largest cosmetics manufacturer, L'Oréal is pledging to cut energy intensity by 25% across its five manufacturing plants in joining the...