Nexeo Solutions named Runner Up for Sustainable Manufacturing at Manufacturing Leaders Awards 2017
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nexeo Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXEO), a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor, was recently named ‘Runner Up’ in Sustainable Manufacturing at the Manufacturer Leaders Awards for 2017, in recognition of Nexeo Solutions’ extensive carbon footprint reduction efforts and sustainability savings delivered to customers.
Winners of the Manufacturing Leaders Awards 2017 were announced in an exclusive ceremony in Boston, Massachusetts. The event celebrated outstanding achievements in the manufacturing industry across six categories, with finalists from leading global organizations including IBM, BASF, Walmart, and AkzoNobel.
Nexeo Solutions won the ‘Runner Up’ title for Sustainable Manufacturing, with its carbon footprint reduction project. The Company evaluated trucking and operational activities to calculate its carbon footprint and track sustainability savings delivered to customers over the course of 4 years. Between 2012 and 2015, Nexeo Solutions implemented several operational improvements that continued to reduce carbon footprint in a variety of areas, even as fuel prices rose during the period. Efficiency improvements, like moving from common carriers to more efficient, new private fleet tractors, improved trailer utilization, site rationalization and much more, have contributed to a continued reduction in carbon footprint - saving over 54,000 Metric Tons CO2e over the course of the 4-year monitoring period.
“Nexeo Solutions has a culture of continuous improvement and is committed to realizing sustainable goals through improvements to logistics and operations for both the organization and customers alike,” said Ron LaBusch, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Environmental Services. “As a distributor of chemicals and plastics, we believe it is our responsibility to do all that we can to create sustainable solutions for our partners and conduct our business with a relentless focus on safety and environmental responsibility.”
View photos and full list of finalists, winners and runners up on the Manufacturing Leaders website https://www.manufacturingleaders.com/awards-
About Nexeo Solutions, Inc.
Nexeo Solutions is a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor, representing products from world-class producers to a diverse customer base. From product specification to sustainable solutions, the Company goes beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including chemicals manufacturing, oil and gas, coatings, personal care, healthcare, automotive and 3D printing. The Company leverages a centralized technology platform to identify efficiencies and create solutions to unlock value for suppliers and customers. Learn more at www.nexeosolutions.com.
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