Being Green is Second Nature

Rentapen Inc., a manufacturer of weld tooling components, puts efforts toward being green.

Green manufacturing maybe the new trend for 2012, however, Rentapen Inc., a Precision Weld Fixture Company has been practicing green manufacturing for over twenty years. Rentapen recycles all their materials.

According to an article on, titled All about Green Manufacturing, “Green manufacturing has gone from being a trend, to becoming a necessity in manufacturing. Manufacturers should understand that if they decide to go green, it can begin in small and simply ways.”

Rentapen, as part of its Just-In-Time Laser Cutting Services™, sets up cut files so that any material left for recycling is minimal. Rentapen also keeps a minimal inventory, which makes for less waste.

Rentapen not only recycles in their shop, they also recycle in their office too. Rentapen does not carry paper towels they use cloth rags. Rentapen doesn’t have paper plates or plastic silverware; they have reusable plates and metal silverware. Also, in every room at Rentapen there are separate recycling and garbage bins.

“In order for green manufacturing to be successful, it is critical that employ.yees understand the importance behind going green, and recycling,” All about Green Manufacturing.

“All of our employees follow the recycle guidelines that we have set up for Rentapen,” said Susan Straley, the Queen of Lean Machine Design and President at Rentapen Inc.

Rentapen is saving the environment one step at a time, by participating in green manufacturing. Rentapen is dedicated to reducing costs for manufacturers.

Rentapen designs machines used in production utilizing 3D solid modeling. Rentapen designs automatic assembly fixtures, lifting devices, and material handling machines. Rentapen specializes in tooling fixtures that hold the customer’s parts together while they are manually or robotically assembled or welded.

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About rentapen

Susan Straley, aka Queen of Lean Machine Design, is the President of Rentapen Inc. in Waukesha, WI. She helps manufacturers reduce costs through excellence in 3d desing services, RAPid Tooling Components(TM), and Just-in-Time Laser Cutting Services(TM). Susan can be reached directly at 262-542-8891.

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