SOURCE: Tyco Retail Solutions

Tyco Retail Solutions

December 08, 2015 06:11 ET

Tyco International de Mexico Wins 2015 INDEX Environmental Award

Leading-Edge Facility Honored for Commitment to Sustainability and Manufacturing Best Practices

NEUHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - Dec 8, 2015) - Tyco Retail Solutions (www.tycoretailsolutions.com) today announced that its state-of-the-art Tyco International de Mexico manufacturing facility has been recognized by the National Council of the Maquiladora and Export Manufacturing Industry of Mexico (INDEX) as a 2015 Environmental Award winner. Originally established in 1983 as a civil nonprofit association, INDEX is a private organization representing the interests of the export manufacturing industry and U.S. owned factories operating in Mexico, pillars of economic growth and job creation.

Tyco's facility located in Matamoros, Tamaulipas Mexico, manufactures a range of anti-theft, security and fire protection products for retailers worldwide. The INDEX award recognizes Tyco's sustainable business performance indicators, which include reducing greenhouse gas emissions (CO2) and water consumption, producing less industrial waste, and energy efficiency. Constructed in 2009 using recycled building materials, Tyco's eco-friendly site features solar roof panels which supply internal LED lighting for reduced power consumption, water efficient devices, and thermal reflective building coating. The 2015 INDEX award and other associated honors from the Tamaulipas government recognize Tyco's commitment to the community and its leadership in manufacturing best practices in environmental sustainability.

Retailers worldwide are focused on providing shoppers with green facilities that are inviting, safe and secure. With this goal in mind, Tyco Retail Solutions is continually improving product design and manufacturing and supply chain practices to deliver environmentally responsible in-store systems backed by global processes that cut waste and promote sustainability. Notable green initiatives include:

  • A company-wide Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) program aimed at reducing hazardous waste, greenhouse gases, and water consumption globally;
  • An innovative Sensormatic source tagging recirculation program for retailers which allows hard tags to be applied at the source of manufacture, removed at the store, and then processed and returned for reapplication by garment manufacturers;
  • The creation of "Energy Commissions" at its state-of-the-art global manufacturing facilities which feature initiatives designed to encourage employee participation such as tree planting and recycling contests.

"At Tyco we are committed to finding ways to save natural resources and reduce our overall environmental footprint, while delivering products that allow retailers to meet their own sustainability goals," said Nancy Chisholm, President, Tyco Retail Solutions. "We are honored to be recognized by INDEX for our efforts at our Tyco International de Mexico facility and will continue to incorporate environmental initiatives into our business practices across our organization."

About Tyco Retail Solutions
Tyco Retail Solutions is a leading provider of integrated retail performance and security solutions, deployed today at more than 80 percent of the world's top 200 retailers. Customers range from single-store boutiques to global retail enterprises. Operating in more than 70 countries worldwide, Tyco Retail Solutions provides retailers with real-time visibility to their inventory and assets to improve operations, optimize profitability, and create memorable shopper experiences.

The Tyco Retail Solutions portfolio for retailers is sold direct through Tyco businesses and authorized business partners around the world. For more information, please visit TycoRetailSolutions.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and our YouTube channel.

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