Kevin Campbell, Senior Edito

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Power December 13, 2006

Maintaining sustainability at BMW Manufacturing

Sustainability is one of the most prevalent buzzwords being used in the manufacturing community today. Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines sustainability as, “of, relating to or being a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged.” At BMW’s U.S. factory in Spartanburg County in upstate South Carolina, sustainability is at the forefront of the manufacturing process. “We have eight indicators that we track every month,” said Briggs Hamilton, section manager, environmental services at BMW.

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