YKK Group鈥檚 global commitment to efficiency and sustainability

April 1st, 2019

The YKK Group, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has implemented a bold and broad-based strategy for energy efficiency, reduced carbon output and sustainability. YKK鈥檚 green approach has substantially decreased the environmental impact of its 111 facilities operating in 73 countries and regions. But beyond the environmental benefits, these measures have also lowered operating costs, improved safety […]


亿博体育app鈥檚 Manufacturing for Good booth assembles duffel bags for homeless recovery center

December 1st, 2018

亿博体育app鈥檚 Manufacturing for Good booth made its second appearance at Expo 2018 held in October in Dallas, Texas. Workers at the live manufacturing booth assembled 74 red duffel bags from start to finish. The bags, made from 14 oz. vinyl, were donated to The Bridge 亿博体育appless Recovery Center, a North Texas-based organization devoted to helping […]


Safety Components puts its business acumen to work for charity

October 1st, 2018

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 families of the fallen firefighters in New York City. 鈥淚 remember driving past a bake sale and thinking, 鈥榃e鈥檙e in that business鈥攚e should do something, too,鈥 he says. Safety Components develops […]


O鈥橲ullivan Films鈥 creek cleanup is the centerpiece of its community work

August 1st, 2018

When employees at O鈥橲ullivan Films work to improve the world around them, they don鈥檛 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., is home to Abrams Creek, a stream that runs through O鈥橲ullivan鈥檚 campus, which includes offices and a […]


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

June 1st, 2018

When it comes to serving the community, no need is too great or too small for Service Thread, a Laurinburg, N.C.-based designer and developer of engineered yarns and sewing threads. 鈥淲e usually try to participate in everything,鈥 says Hope Dohogn, human resources manager. 鈥淚t鈥檚 very rare that we would say no.鈥 Whether that need is […]