Wagner Recognized as Eco-Friendly Manufacturer
Thanks to http://controlyourbuilding.com/blog/entry/these-10-eco-friendly-manufacturers-are-making-green-buildings-greener for including us in their list of 10 Eco-Friendly Manufacturers.
THE WAGNER COMPANIES
Started as a blacksmith shop in 1850, this family-owned business in Milwaukee manufactures metal products, including those used for handrails. Over the past decade, Wagner, led by CEO Bob Wagner, has been actively been implementing green business practices in its manufacturing practices. This includes:
- Recycling wood waste
- Replacing foam with air pouches for packaging
- Reducing energy consumption by nearly 28,000 kilowatt hours annually by replacing exterior lights with LEDs
The Wagner Companies also now offers products and components that qualify for LEED credits.