Manufacturing goes greener

Manufacturing goes greener
Melinda Rizzo, Contributing Writer
September 25, 2023

MRC’s Regional Director of Manufacturing Solutions, Walt Hoffert, appears in the article by Melinda Rizzo, “Manufacturing Goes Greener.” Walt shares that an increasing number of manufacturing firms in the Lehigh Valley are embracing environmentally sustainable practices, such as reusing raw materials, incorporating recycled materials into manufacturing, and adopting energy-efficient construction methods. This shift towards eco-friendliness is driven by the growing interest in emissions reduction among manufacturers, as well as the rising importance of environmental responsibility to the younger workforce. Businesses are putting more emphasis on climate responsibility, which has translated into increased accountability and action towards sustainability.

Furthermore, government incentives and discounts for energy-efficient practices, including the use of solar panels, are making eco-friendly initiatives more financially attractive for businesses. A prime example of how manufacturers are practicing green principles and initiatives is ATAS International, Inc., a producer of green energy products that strives to reduce its own carbon footprint across its six facilities. Read the article at

Manufacturing goes greener


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