Metal Industries joins U.S. Green Building Council
In line with its history of operating its manufacturing facilities with an eye towards the recycling of materials, Metal Industries, Inc. has joined the U.S. Green Building Council.<br/>
In line with its history of operating its manufacturing facilities with an eye towards the recycling of materials, Metal Industries, Inc. has joined the U.S. Green Building Council . All of the company’s plants have a scrap recovery program where waste from the manufacturing processes is collected to be recycled.
“Our company has embraced sustainability to minimize the negative impact our manufacturing facilities and products have on the environment,” said Damian Macaluso, president of Metal Industries, Inc. “Becoming a member of the U.S. Green Building Council will not only re-enforce the effort we make at our facilities to be environmentally friendly, but also supports our efforts to continue to reduce the energy consumption of the products we produce,” he added.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey