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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 General Motors on May 10, 2018
Manufacturing is simple math. Well, it’s actually a lot of complex math, but the premise is simple: the more efficiently you can turn raw materials into finished products, the better off the environment and your bottom line will be. That’s true whether you’re producing lip gloss in North Little...
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....