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Lean and Environment Case Study: Columbia Paint (Spokane, Washington) [PDF]
Abstract: A team worked to identify numerous productivity and environmental improvements at this paint manufacturing facility, via integration of lean and P2. Annual savings are over $130k.
Source: Washington Department of Ecology
Safe Alternatives for the Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries: Paint Manufacturing [PDF]
Abstract: Case study showed significant savings osts by cleaning the paint tank immediately after use, before paint has cured. Cleaning with plain water or a pressure washer are significantly cheaper and less hazardous options.
Source: Katy Wolf, Institute for Research and Technical Assistance
Waste Minimization Study in a Solvent-Based Paint Manufacturing Plant
Abstract: (Abstract available at this link, subscription required for full article). Report on waste minimization assessment and implementations at a paint production facility. Durson, Sengul, et al.
Source: Resources Conservation & Recycling
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Hub Last Updated: 7/22/2015