The following trends are key drivers for innovation in the manufacturing industry.

Health & Wellness

4.5 workplace injuries per 100 full-time
employees in the US per year.

*Injuries for Refuse & Recycling Material Collectors.
 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016


33% of work related injuries are
due to ergonomic injuries.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20

Worker Safety

For the first time in 25 years,
OSHA will increase fines by up to 80%.

*Source: OSHA, 2016.

Rising Population

70% increase in waste generation.
82% increase in waste management
costs by 2025 due to rising population.

*Source: World Bank, 2013.

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Rubbermaid Commercial Products, headquartered in Winchester, VA, is a manufacturer of innovative, solution-based products for commercial and institutional markets worldwide. Since 1968, RCP has pioneered technologies and system solutions in the categories of food services, sanitary maintenance, waste handling, material transport, away-from-home washroom, and safety products. RCP, an ISO 9001:2000 manufacturer, is part of the Newell Brands global portfolio of brands and continues to develop innovative products.

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