YKK Group’s global commitment to efficiency and sustainability

April 1st, 2019

YKK Group’s comprehensive energy conservation and sustainability programs have increased energy efficiency and have greatly reduced carbon output. The Macon, Ga., facility (shown here) has substantially decreased electricity consumption by idling non-essential air compressors. Photo: YKK Group. The YKK Group, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has implemented a bold and broad-based strategy for energy efficiency, reduced...

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IFAI’s Manufacturing for Good booth assembles duffel bags for homeless recovery center

December 1st, 2018

Businesses rallied together at the Manufacturing for Good demo booth at Expo 2018 to create duffel bags for The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center. Photo: © Mark Skalny, Mark Skalny Photography. IFAI’s Manufacturing for Good booth made its second appearance at Expo 2018 held in October in Dallas, Texas. Workers at the live manufacturing booth assembled...

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Safety Components puts its business acumen to work for charity

October 1st, 2018

From left to right: Bob Towe, Nick Curtis, Joey Underwood and Jim Reid at the 2015 charity golf tournament hosted by the Safety Components First Responders 911 Foundation. Photos: Safety Components. Following the events of 9/11, Joey Underwood, senior vice president of Safety Components in Greenville, S.C., witnessed several neighborhood efforts to raise money for...

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O’Sullivan Films’ creek cleanup is the centerpiece of its community work

August 1st, 2018

O’Sullivan Films hosts environmental clean-up days to keep Abrams Creek green and ecologically sound. Photos: O’Sullivan Films. When employees at O’Sullivan Films work to improve the world around them, they don’t have to go any further than their headquarters in Winchester, Va. Winchester, part of the Shenandoah Valley located 75 miles west of Washington, D.C.,...

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Service Thread believes that business success and community success go hand in hand

June 1st, 2018

Helping students prepare and plan for their futures is one of many areas of focus for Service Thread’s community service efforts. Here, the company hosts a manufacturing plant tour for 30 Carver Middle School student participants of the STEM program. Photo: Service Thread. When it comes to serving the community, no need is too great...

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