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The new paint plant at Nissan’s Vehicle Assembly Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee is 40% more energy efficient than its predecessor.
Ford Motor Company launched a national Go Green Sustainability Program that has helped identify 27% savings opportunities in participating Ford dealerships.
GE incorporates energy efficiency into its management training program to accelerate the development of entry-level talent.
GM’s creation of an Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) model helped double the amount of money directed towards energy conservation from $40 million to $80 million.
Nissan worked with industry peers to benchmark funding practices for energy efficiency projects to determine whether its investment criteria for these projects was restrictive relative to industry norms.
JCI helps small- and medium-sized suppliers improve the energy efficiency of their plants through tools, training and on-site technical assistance.
Learn strategies to effectively communicate with and motivate behavior change from the people who hold resource consumption in their hands every day, including specific language, techniques for gaining buy-in, and even an app!
Spurred by a successful pilot project at its facility in West Virginia, Toyota implemented a comprehensive heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system upgrade at its Georgetown, Kentucky plant.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial, and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. The company is known around the world for its brands, such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. Textron Inc. is a pioneer of the diversified business model and has approximately 32,000 employees with facilities and presence in 25 countries.
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes, and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr- Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E- CO®, London®, and IMT®.
Co-Operative Industries Aerospace & Defense manufactures electrical wiring harnesses, ignition leads, flexible metal hose, and conduit assemblies. The company also offers in-house harness over-braiding with metal wire and a multitude of textile materials.
Navistar, Inc. is an international manufacturer of International® brand commercial and military trucks; MaxxForce® brand diesel engines; IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses, as well as a provider of service parts for trucks and diesel engines. As a member of the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings, Better Plants Program, Navistar, Inc. is proud to take its place as a leader in industrial energy efficiency and support the nation's drive toward a sustainable, clean-energy future.
General Dynamics-Ordnance and Tactical Systems empowers the U.S. military and its allies with an extensive range of over-arching product segments. Applied across all levels of strategic and tactical operations. In 2016 General Dynamics achieved its Better Plants goal of reducing energy consumption by 20%.
Harley-Davidson Motor Company is an American manufacturer of motorcycles based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The company offers touring and custom Harleys through a worldwide network of more than 1,460 dealers.
Kenworth Truck Company is a manufacturer of heavy and medium duty trucks. The company is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. Kenworth Truck Company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, medium duty diesel-electric hybrids and liquefied natural gas trucks. Kenworth Truck Company is also committed to continually work toward Zero Waste to Landfill initiatives and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 113,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) is a global network of centralized research facilities that support United Technologies Corporation (UTC) business units in developing new technologies and processes. In the summer of 2015, UTC began expanding and renovating its UTRC facility in East Hartford, Connecticut.
Nissan put in place an automated filtration system in its Smyrna, TN paint shop, which has helped the plant cut water costs by close to two-thirds.
Clearwater Engineering has been a high-precision machining and assembly supplier to the aerospace industry since 1987. The company operates out of a modern 24,000 square foot facility, which includes 2,000 square feet of dedicated assembly. Clearwater offers state of the art engineering services using CATIA V5 & Vericut for programming, modeling, and tool path simulation. Their machining capabilities include complex CNC 3, 4 and 5-axis machining, and complex assemblies.
Founded in 1948 in Hamamatsu, Japan, Honda opened its first U.S. storefront in Los Angeles, CA, in 1959. What began as a nimble operation with eight industrious associates would quickly grow to astounding heights. Honda’s holistic approach to reducing the impacts in all areas of business is called “Green Path.” Honda strives to design, build, deliver, and sell a car that have minimal environmental impacts.
KYB Corporation produces a variety of ride control, hydraulic, and electronic products for use as original equipment and replacement parts in automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, specialty vehicles, buses, aircraft, railroad cars, industrial applications, agricultural applications, and civil engineering projects.
Volvo Group NA, in the process of implementing an Energy Management System as part of its participation in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Superior Energy Performance program, identified building HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) as a Significant Energy Use at its Macungie, Pennsylvania plant.
American MITSUBA Corporation (AMC) was established in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan in 1987 as a joint venture between Mitsuba Corporation of Kiryu City, Japan and Walbro Corporation of Cass City, Michigan. AMC designs and manufactures direct current-electric motors, actuators, and electrical components at three facilities in the United States.
Asama Coldwater Manufacturing (ACM) provides a "one-stop shop" for automotive brake components and assemblies. Casting, machining, sub-assembly, and paint processes can be done at ACM, using its ISO 9001:2008 registered quality systems.
Mulgrew Aircraft Components began business in 1979 in El Monte, California with the purchase of JEM Engineering, a small profiling machine shop. Under our ownership, we have expanded considerably and now occupy our own 44,000 sq. ft facility on 2 ½ acres in Monrovia, California. Through our hard work and dedication to customer service and quality we have earned an outstanding reputation in the aircraft industry, receiving many awards in recognition of our reliability and service.
CYT is a world-class manufacturer of automotive parts. Current production parts include torque converters, catalytic converters and silencers (exhaust systems).
NSK is a global manufacturer of ball and roller bearings, linear motion technology, automotive components and steering systems with both domestic and overseas manufacturing. NSK also offers a full range of services including reconditioning, ball screw repair, product integration, application engineering and predictive & preventive maintenance and reliability services. The company has seven manufacturing sites across the United States: one in Bennington, Vermont; two in Clarinda, Iowa; one in Dyersburg, Tennessee; two in Franklin, Indiana; and one in Liberty, Indiana.
Traditional Ford Painting Technology uses approximately 860 kWh/vehicle to paint a truck body. Expected energy and energy cost reductions should be 27%, allowing Ford to finish truck bodies using less than approximately 625 kWh/ vehicle.
Toyota strives to place sustainability as a priority in all stages of vehicle production, which includes their supply chain. As part of their sustainability initiative, Toyota established an aggressive water and energy efficiency supply chain program.
During the process of pursuing ISO 50001 certification for Nissan’s vehicle assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi, Nissan’s Energy Team identified their chilled water system as a Significant Energy Use. The overall cost of the project was $700,000, which provided a project payback of under 2 years.
Comau's Novi, MI facility was recognized by DOE as the first facility under a corporate ISO 50001 certification to achieve 50001 Ready in September 2017.
Nissan North America leverages 50001 Ready at its three US-based facilities to train new staff and to help suppliers establish a cost-effective energy management system to expand savings.
Manufacturer of electric and electronic automotive components.
In the Americas, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, consumer and corporate financing, sales, marketing, distribution, and manufacturing. Nissan North America's environmental strategy encompasses eco-innovative technologies and energy management. In Smyrna, Tennessee, for example, Nissan recently opened a new paint plant that will improve energy efficiency by 30% compared to the plant it is replacing.