2017 Illinois Sustainability Award Winner: Aisin Manufacturing Illinois

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

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Abstract

Aisin Manufacturing Illinois (AMI) is one of three Aisin plants located in the AMI Industrial Park in Marion, Illinois. Aisin is an automotive manufacturer of a wide range of products such as sunroofs, grill door shutters, back door components, center pillar garnishes, roof rails, and door handles. They serve various customers, including Toyota, General Motors, Lexus, and Subaru. AMI utilizes several tools to continously improve on their sustainability efforts. These include: ISO 14000 Management System; employee opinions and improvement suggestions are incorporated into the environmental planning process; environmental "Go Green" incentives for employees that extend outside of the workplace; community outreach initiatives that promote a wider adoption of sustainability practices; and use of outdoor space around the facility to improve habitats for plants and wildlife.
Original languageEnglish (US)
TypeIllinois Sustainability Awards Case Studies
PublisherIllinois Sustainable Technology Center
Place of PublicationChampaign, IL
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameISTC TN Series
No.TN18-133

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    Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (2018). 2017 Illinois Sustainability Award Winner: Aisin Manufacturing Illinois. Champaign, IL: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/101857