DENSO Using Plant-derived Plastics in Its Products

DENSO Using Plant-derived Plastics in Its Products

Developing environmentally friendly and highly functional materials Mar. 21, 2017 KARIYA (Japan) ― DENSO Corporation today announced that it is using bio-polycarbonate (PC) made from starch and urethane resin extracted from castor oil in some of its products. DENSO has been conducting research and development on plant-derived plastic materials, which are based on plant molecular ... Read More
 
Ford Continues its Water Leadership Goal with New Water Saving Technologies at Chicago Assembly Plant

Ford Continues its Water Leadership Goal with New Water Saving Technologies at Chicago Assembly Plant

DEARBORN, Mich., March 22, 2017 – The Chicago Assembly Plant – home of the Ford Taurus and the award-winning Ford Explorer –implemented efficiency efforts towards the end of 2016 that helped the plant reduce water usage by 13 million gallons last year – expected to be significantly higher in 2017 after a full year of ... Read More
 
FCA Creatively Reuses Fabric and Seat Belt Remnants

FCA Creatively Reuses Fabric and Seat Belt Remnants

In recent decades, demands on the planet’s resources have increased to a level that now represents a significant threat to our environment. Our economy is also highly dependent on our ability to manage these finite resources. As such, the transition to a circular economy – and away from the traditional “take-make-dispose” or “linear” economy – ... Read More
 
EPA SmartWay Honors Heritage Transport, LLC

EPA SmartWay Honors Heritage Transport, LLC

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Excellence Awards recognized 43 truck carriers and one barge carrier as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency, including SP members Heritage Transport, LLC. This is the second straight year that Heritage Transport has been honored with the U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Excellence Award (2015 and 2016). Awardees represent ... Read More