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E3: Economy, Energy & Environment Program – COW Industries
Abstract: C.O.W. Industries was selected by American Electric Power as a participant in an E3 assessment and project. The project resulted in a energy savings, process improvement, training of the workforce, and a reduction in costs and increase in sales.
Source: TechSolve
URL: http://www.techsolve.org/manufacturing/case-studies/cow-indu
stries-e3-economy-energy-environment-program/

From Lean to Green: Interface, Inc. [PDF]
Abstract: Interface is a leading manufacturer striving for environmental sustainability. The article describes connections between lean practices and environmental sustainability using Interface's accomplishments.
Source: Association for Manufacturing Excellence’s Target Magazine
URL: http://www.leanandgreensummit.com/Lean_to_Green_Article.pdf

Green Manufacturing: Case Studies in Lean and Sustainability (Book for Purchase)
Abstract: Offers the first book-length collection of environmental concerns from a manufacturer’s perspective Provides practical, in-depth descriptions of environmental, and energy issues -- including the application of lean principles to these issues Illustrates concepts with real world examples
Source: Association for Manufacturing Excellence
URL: http://books.google.com/books?id=tttYGgAACAAJ&source=gbs_sim
ilarbooks_r&cad=2

Implementing Lean for Green Sustainability
Abstract: Article describes reasons, opportunities and examples, to include environment in while leaning your value streams. By Amanda Earing.
Source: Manufacturing.Net
URL: http://www.manufacturing.net/articles/2008/10/implementing-l
ean-for-green-sustainability

US Department of Energy Save Energy Now Program - Energy Assessments
Abstract: Describes the Save Energy Now program's energy assessment assistance and services.
Source: US Department of Energy
URL: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/industry/saveenergynow/assessmen
ts.html

Use Lean Manufacturing Principles to Deliver Green Results
Abstract: Embracing green manufacturing requires giving more focus to environmental and energy concerns during the implementation of reliability improvement projects. (by Darrin Wikoff).
Source: Reliability Plant
URL: http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/16061/use-lean-manufacturi
ng-principles-to-deliver-green-results

 


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