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Unarco Industries, LLC

Unarco Industries and Indian Capital are “going lean and green” – one shopping cart at a time.


THEN: Partnering with Indian Capital Technology Center since the early 1980s, the world’s largest shopping cart manufacturer, decided to go “green” with a sustainability initiative in 2006. This partnership once again played an important role in tackling a new company initiative. ICTC helped Unarco

  • Conduct classes in translating Spanish to English, blueprint reading, electrical, electronics, fork lift driving, machine training and safety.
  • Conduct on-the-job and Lean Manufacturing training.
  • Develop new manufacturing techniques to save electricity, water and natural gas.

NOW: Unarco’s 300 employees produce approximately 700,000 carts per year. By 2011, a new energy-efficient, white PVC membrane roof will be completed, which over the life of the roof, will remove carbon dioxide from the air equivalent to 626 cars taken off the road or 88,960 trees planted. Read more here

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