Lean and Green
The manufacturing industry has never had a glamorous public image, and to most people, it is not considered a "greenâ€ business category.
Historically, many large manufacturing operations have been large producers of pollutants sending carbon dioxide, sulfur, mercury and other toxic chemicals into the environment.
However, most of the Wisconsin manufacturers that have survived the Great Recession have, by necessity, become leaner and greener companies, greatly reducing their carbon footprints and lowering their emissions of harmful materials, while generating significant cost savings.
Read full article at BizTimes.com.