By Jon Miller | Post Date: October 31, 2009 2:58 PM | Comments: 0
An article on the CarAdvice.com.au website titled Toyota's Tsutsumi Plant - tour a green role model highlights some of the advances Toyota has made at the factory which assembles the Prius hybrid car. Some featured environmental kaizen results include:
My favorite green manufacturing innovation is a NOx absorbing grass planted on the roofs of the buildings named Toyota Mutant 9. It only needs mowing once per year. Other superpowers are rumored but not confirmed.
In addition there are 45 photos from Tsutsumi factory of which the majority are from within the factory and may be of interest to lean manufacturing enthusiasts. Please share this information widely to inspire more lean and green manufacturing.Comments are moderated to filter spam and inappropriate content. There may be a delay before your comment is published.