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  • SP News - May 2013
    knowledge management and transfer and collaboration with educational institutions as integral to the advancement of manufacturing More Information Fiat S p A and Chrysler Group LLC announced the release of the Fiat S p A 2012 Sustainability Report detailing the combined sustainability initiatives achievements and targets of the two organizations The Report covers the companies sustainability efforts at every stage in a vehicle s lifecycle from design selection of suppliers and materials production logistics customer experience vehicle use through final disposal More Information The Green Register contributor Steve Richerson visited Electricfil a global company that manufactures electrical components for automobiles in Elkmont Alabama and profiled the company s sustainability efforts including a 98 reduction in waste to landfill More Information ERA Environmental Management Solutions ERA has been awarded the contract to supply Oshkosh Corporation with environmental management software including implementation services and ongoing environmental support to the Oshkosh environmental staff ERA s environmental software will be used by Oshkosh s global operations including JLG Industries London Machinery CON E CO Jerr Dan IMT Frontline Communications McNeilus Pierce Oshkosh Defense and Oshkosh Airport Products More Information EQ has partnered with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Mercury Collection Program This is an on going effort to collect and properly recycle mercury Small and large business operations have traditionally been overlooked during mercury collection events The project s objective is to address this issue and promote a long term solution for easily collecting and recycling of mercury The program is free but only available to anyone located in Michigan residents included More Information Ford reduced the average amount of water used to make each vehicle by 8 5 percent between 2011 and 2012 putting the company more than halfway toward its current goal of using an average of just 4 cubic meters per vehicle globally by 2015 Since 2000 Ford has reduced the amount of water it uses in everything from cooling towers to parts washing and paint operations by 10 6 billion gallons or 62 percent More Information Ford Motor Company is expanding its 3 Wet paint capacity by 50 percent this year adding the environmentally friendly process to four more plants on three continents The actions will reduce CO 2 emissions by an estimated 15 25 percent at those facilities More Information Three General Motors buildings are being recognized for superior performance in the EPA s 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition Battle of the Buildings GM reduced its energy use through a variety of strategies including tracking energy use making the most of heating and cooling ventilation systems and controlling light levels and turning lights off when unneeded Water reductions were possible from leak repair and conservation More Information General Motors has won bronze and silver Edison Awards for two corporate initiatives its global landfill free program and OnStar Family Link service respectively The competition honors game changing products services and processes A panel of 3 000 business executives and academics judged nominees

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  • Gage Products Company Honors Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP)
    Counsel of the US Environmental Protection Agency Veronika Scott of the Empowerment Plan and Dennis McGavis board member of the Sustainable Purchasing Council Gage presented the award to SP in honor of the 25 th anniversary of the company s closed loop purge solvent recycling program and SP s support in helping Gage achieve this landmark A global leading provider of closed loop processes for solvent recycling for automotive paint and other applications Gage pioneered the development of sustainable closed loop manufacturing processes 25 years ago By prioritizing its efforts in its closed loop solvent recycling system and developing ultra low VOC purge solvent blends Gage is able to promote sustainable product alternatives through repurposing what was once considered waste Several SP member companies participate in Gage s recycling business Mark Wiseman Gage Products Company presents the award during SP s Quarterly Membership Meeting Gage is pleased to honor the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment for its ongoing efforts to promote environmental sustainability in the auto supply chain said Mark Wiseman Director Sales and Marketing for Gage Products Company SP s commitment to bringing OEM s and suppliers together to further discussions and promote action has not only helped Gage advance our sustainability efforts but many other companies in the supply chain as well We are very honored to receive this recognition from Gage Products and to share in the celebration of the 25 th anniversary of this leading recycling program established by an SP member company said Steve Hellem SP s Executive Director We are fortunate to have a number of leading small mid sized and large automobile suppliers and manufacturers as members of SP and they like Gage are committed to doing the right thing for the environment while at the same time enhancing economic opportunities for their

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  • SP News - Jan 2013
    panel of journalists representing multicultural and mainstream media chose Chrysler Group LLC as Corporation of the Year for its leadership in developing women leaders in the automotive industry In addition the panel announced its choice of the all new 2013 Ram 1500 as Urban Truck of the Year The awards were announced as part of the 17th Annual Urban Wheel Awards show held on Sunday January 13 in Detroit Mich More Information Covanta has released its second sustainability report The report outlines Covanta s sustainability policies performance goals and progress in key focus areas A copy of the report can be found at http www covantaenergy com en what we do sustainability corporate sustainability report 2012 aspx More Information DENSO is investing nearly 1 billion in North America over the next four years which will result in more than 2 000 jobs across the region The investment will allow DENSO to better support its North American customers as well as expand new business areas and localize products many of which will help automakers meet upcoming fuel requirements More than 750 million will be invested in the United States alone along with more than 1 200 jobs More Information Ford Motor Company announced a strategic collaboration that will demonstrate how a typical American family can significantly reduce their electricity bills and CO2 footprint by integrating home appliance technology with a plug in vehicle to achieve an energy efficient lifestyle Specifically MyEnergi Lifestyle showcases how combining renewable energy generation with time flexible loads optimizes energy consumption across a plug in vehicle and home appliances More Information Ford s recycling and remanufacturing program has kept 120 million pounds of damaged vehicle parts from landfills since 2003 effectively ending the days when the crack of a headlamp or crunch of a bumper would render useless such components The Core Recovery Program oversees collection remanufacturing and recycling of damaged parts everything from small sensors and fuel injectors to large engine parts from Ford vehicles that have been repaired through the company s dealer network More Information SP member GDC Inc a Tier One component supplier based in Goshen Ind is being recognized with the General Motors Environmental Excellence Award for its consistent collaboration in supplying recycled content parts and contributing to community based stewardship and recycling initiatives GDC was instrumental in helping insulate sleeping bags for the homeless and turning oil soaked booms into parts for the Chevrolet Volt More Information Across its global operations GM manages nearly 2 500 acres of wildlife habitat working with local schools non governmental organizations nonprofits and environmental preservation groups to enhance these areas and increase community awareness about preservation Leading this charge is Sue Kelsey GM s biodiversity program manager Her job is to promote and reduce the company s environmental impact and she is the next guest on the GMBeyondNow podcast series More Information Haley Aldrich has been named in Trenchless Technology s Top 50 Trenchless Design Firms jumping eight spots since 2011 as a result of

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  • SP News - December 2012
    s Sarah Sajedi was a finalist for the 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards in the Sustainability Category Sarah was the top finalist for the Eastern Canada region earning the spot for her leadership and expertise in helping manufacturers across North America reduce their emissions manage their environmental footprint and improve their corporate sustainability In a video interview filmed for the event Sarah talks about the vision behind ERA Environmental Management More Information Within hours after Hurricane Sandy came ashore and devastated parts of the Mid Atlantic and Northeast United States EQ crews were on the scene helping customers EQ s Terminal Services division based in New Jersey was able to immediately assist its petroleum and chemical terminal customers on the Eastern Seaboard This included emergency response removal and treatment of contaminated products and wastewaters as well as transportation and disposal of hazardous waste More Information Federal Mogul Corporation is supplying products for eight of Ward s 10 Best Engines for 2013 model year vehicles From the beginning of the Ward s 10 Best Engines competition 19 years ago Federal Mogul has designed and manufactured leading technologies for a majority of the engines each year recognized as the 10 Best More Information More than 600 Ford employees have teamed up with nonprofit hunger relief partners in our communities to feed men women and children in need MODEL Teams of Ford volunteers are stocking warehouse shelves at food banks cooking and serving meals at shelters and packing food boxes for delivery to those who struggle every day to find food for themselves and their families More Information Ford is releasing its first ever trend report Looking Further with Ford revealing predictions about consumer habits and behaviors expected to shape 2013 and beyond From the return of trust in companies and brands to the rise of personal accountability global data from Ford s trend report suggest the year 2013 will be one marked by acceptance and optimism rather than mistrust and disappointment More Information General Motors released an interim update to its inaugural sustainability report including updates and analysis along with regional metrics for environmental commitments product quality material issues and disclosure GM has realized year over year gains against all of its 2020 environmental goals from water conservation and renewable energy to emissions reduction More Information General Motors now has 54 facilities meeting a voluntary energy reduction challenge set by the U S Environmental Protection Agency more than any company worldwide GM saves 90 million in energy costs as a result More Information The recent U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA SmartWay verification of three Goodyear truck tire retreads the G316 AT Fuel Max the G572 LHD Fuel Max and the G305 ATS Fuel Max is another example of The Goodyear Tire Rubber Company s ongoing commitment to fuel efficiency More Information The Goodyear Tire Rubber Company s Air Maintenance Technology has been named one of Time magazine s Best Inventions of the Year 2012 Goodyear s Air Maintenance Technology AMT

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  • SP News
    the use of a plastic composite material utilizing cellulose fibers from trees in place of fiberglass or mineral reinforcements More Information Ford Motor Company s Michigan Assembly Plant has been named Assembly Plant of the Year by ASSEMBLY Magazine ASSEMBLY Magazine cites MAP s flexible green manufacturing and transformation from producing large SUVs to fuel efficient small cars It is the first time an automaker as well as a plant in Michigan has earned the honor More Information General Motors continues to lead all Michigan organizations in Neighborhood Environmental Partner awards receiving six more acknowledgements of superior community environmental projects and partnerships from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality More Information The U S Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center has named General Motors a finalist in its 2012 Corporate Citizenship Awards for the positive impact its landfill free program has on people the community environment and society A jury of past award winners evaluated the entries More Information POPULAR MECHANICS named The Goodyear Tire Rubber Company as a 2012 Breakthrough Award winner for their Air Maintenance Technology AMT Goodyear s Air Maintenance Technology will help ensure the optimum tire pressure is maintained and as a result could mean substantial savings at the fuel pump According to government and industry research underinflated tires result in between a 2 5 percent and 3 3 percent decrease in fuel economy More Information On June 14 2012 Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law Senate Bill 1090 which enacted significant changes to the ground water to surface water interface GSI exposure pathway at Michigan s environmental cleanup sites This bill was the result of work performed by a stakeholder team comprised of representatives from industry counsel the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality MDEQ the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the consulting community including SP member Derek Kaiding a Senior Project Manager Vice President at Haley Aldrich s Ann Arbor office More Information Hyundai America Technical Center Inc s HATCI recent investment in a new research facility at its Superior Township Mich location was nominated as a 2012 Deal of the Year under the research category by the AnnArbor com s Business Review More Information Hyundai Motor Co is leasing 15 zero emissions hydrogen powered ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles to the Municipality of Copenhagen supporting the Danish capital in its efforts to become carbon free by 2025 More Information The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council MMSDC recognized Johnson Controls as a 2012 Corporation of the Year for its achievements in developing and working with diverse supplier companies Johnson Controls was honored for its excellence and commitment to minority business enterprises and its significant contributions to partnerships with minority businesses in all procurement processes More Information On June 1st MPS Group moved its corporate office from Detroit to Farmington Hills 38755 Hills Tech Drive The updated office provides us with plenty a streamlined efficient workspace to cultivate our integrated culture and additional space for future growth to name a few It also improves accessibility

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  • Suppliers Partnership
    processes and identify solutions to improve the sustainability of the automotive supply chain in Mexico Read more in AVA s September 2012 Newsletter AVA September 5 Meeting Minutes English AVA September 5 Presentation Spanish Pictured L Arnulfo Berlanga GM greeting participants at AVA s September 5 Meeting R Delia Rivas Chrysler Luis Lara Ford and Pedro Zuviri Nemak On May 24 2012 Alianza Verde Automotriz AVA met at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey ITESM in Mexico City Participants at the May 24 meeting shared environmental sustainability activities and practices currently underway within the auto industry in North America as well as established a program of new value driven projects and activities that AVA would address in 2012 Read more about the meeting in AVA s June 2012 Newsletter Water Efficiency Luis Lara and Dionisio Menchero Ford Motor Company SA de CV English Version Oscar Cross Gayle Technologies Inc Energy Efficiency Arnulfo Berlanga General Motors de Mexico English Version Materials Waste Management and Resource Creation Delia Rivas Chrysler de Mexico SA de CV English Don Harris ChemicoMays de México English Version Miguel Velasco Continental Guadalajara Services Mexico S A de C V English Version Ben Cano Heritage Interactive Services English Version On December 7 2011 AVA met at the headquarters of General Motors in Mexico City The meeting included a diverse group of participants including representatives of automotive OEMs suppliers and government agencies in Mexico View more information on the meeting and other activities of AVA in 2011 here Pictured Benjamin Teitelbaum CEC Luis Lara Ford Mexico Evan Lloyd CEC Delia Rivas Chrysler Mexico Arnulfo Berlanga GM Mexico at the December 2011 AVA meeting Please contact Alejandro Sosa at alejandro sosareyes prodigy net mx to learn more about how your company can get involved in AVA About AVA

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  • SP News - September 2012
    fuel economy CO2 emissions noise and refinement all factors that are especially important to commercial vehicle engine designers and fleet operators More Information Ford s third generation hybrid system which replaces nickel metal hydride batteries with new lighter more efficient lithium ion batteries could reduce the company s use of expensive less abundant rare earth metals by up to 500 000 pounds a year More Information An army of 10 000 Ford employees retirees and dealers set their sights on more than 200 community projects on six continents for the seventh annual Ford Global Week of Caring The volunteers repair schools in Australia and South Africa organize an anti litter rally in India construct community water projects in China and Thailand install water desalinization equipment in Indonesia and build barn owl boxes on coastal marshes in the U K More Information General Motors was named a Green Corporate Citizen for its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint The recognition by Waste Recycling News and Republic Services in the large company category came at the annual Corporate Recycling Waste Conference Pictured Right GM Waste Reduction Manager John Bradburn accepts the Green Corporate Citizen award on Sept 12 2012 at the Corporate Waste Recycling Conference in Orlando More Information Leftover sound absorbing material from production of Chevrolet Malibu and Buick Verano sedans is being used by the homeless to create their own self heated waterproof coats that transform into sleeping bags Automotive supplier GDC makes the coat insulation material exclusively from the leftover scrap reprocessing it for reuse GM donated 2 000 yards of material enough to make 400 coats More Information Over the past year researchers at The Goodyear Tire Rubber Company have been working on a new Air Maintenance Technology application that can aid in fuel savings and CO2 reductions while potentially improving performance and eliminating need for external inflation pressure intervention More Information The first film in Honda s Environmental Short Film series Paint by Numbers tells the story of how Honda engineer Shubho Bhattacharya was inspired to develop technology to reduce the energy needed to operate the auto body painting system at Honda s manufacturing plant in Marysville Ohio With the help of his fellow associates Bhattacharya conceived Honda s Intelligent Paint Technology which has cut Honda s North American manufacturing CO2 emissions by about 10 000 metric tons per year More Information In an ongoing effort to be a company that society wants to exist American Honda Motor Co Inc announced its Corporate Social Responsibility CSR Statement for North America and the launch of a complementary Corporate Social Responsibility website The Corporate Social Responsibility website will showcase Honda s efforts and dedication through four main pillars environment diversity community and education as well as a section detailing what we believe More Information Hyundai Motor Group signed a memorandum of understanding with University of California Berkeley and University of California Davis to establish the Hyundai Center of Excellence The MOU ceremony launches the first collaboration project in Hyundai

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  • piston that enables engine manufacturers to increase the power density and efficiency of boosted direct injected gasoline engines The Advanced Elastoval II TM piston enters series production later this year in a new European passenger car where it contributes to significant gains in fuel economy and reductions in CO2 emissions More Information Federal Mogul Corporation has developed a range of zero copper and low copper brake pad formulations using a new tribological fingerprinting process As companies work to introduce alternative materials ahead of legal deadlines Federal Mogul s Eco FrictionTM is already achieving excellent results in customer trials More Information Ford announced in its annual Sustainability Report that it has reduced the amount of energy required to produce each vehicle in its manufacturing facilities by 22 percent in the last six years The company also announced plans to reduce usage another 25 percent on a per vehicle basis by 2016 More Information Ford and Feeding America will enable participants in all regions of the United States to host events where guests will be able to drive walk around or ride in the all new Escape In turn Ford will provide 40 meals per guest to people at risk of hunger Ford and Feeding America will help provide more than 1 2 million meals total More Information The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced participants in a July trade mission to Mexico City including SP member Gayle Technologies Inc More Information GM recently added its 100th landfill free facility a parts distribution center in Lansing Mich It is a milestone in the company s ongoing waste reduction efforts No other automaker has as many facilities contributing zero waste to landfill More Information General Motors Baltimore Operations facility home of the two mode hybrid drivetrain and soon to be home of electric motors earned the 2012 Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award This award signifies its strong commitment to sustainable practices measurable results and continual improvement GM Baltimore Operations is the only award winner to win more than once More Information Goodwill Industries International has been recognized with a 2012 Business Outstanding Achievement in Recycling Award from the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection s Division of Solid Waste Services Waste Reduction and Recycling Section The award which acknowledges a local business for recycling excellence was presented by Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and other officials at a recent ceremony More Information Goodwill Industries International has been awarded the 2012 Sustainability Leadership Award from the International Electronics Recycling Conference Expo IERCE The award recognizes the organization s efforts to divert more than 150 million pounds of electronic equipment from landfills in 2011 Goodwill is the first nonprofit to be honored with the distinction More Information The RACER Trust has teamed with Green Works Inc a non profit subsidiary of Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit in a partnership that both adds value to surplus RACER assets and creates job opportunities for men and women facing employment challenges More Information Goodyear researchers at

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