Northrum Grumman Aerospace Systems hosted the GBCSC's second quarter meeting of 2017 on Tuesday, April 4th. GBCSC Members got to tour their Palmdale site, a world-class facility that provides assembly, integration, testing and long-term maintenance capabilities for some of the world's most advanced aircraft, including B-2 Spirit, F-35 Lighting II and RQ-4 Global Hawk.
Northrum Grumman's Palmdale site was the first aerospace zero waste certified site (90% waste diverted from landfill) and was the 2013 Assembly Line of the Year for F-35 received the 2015 Zero Waste Initiative Award
Northrum Grumman showcased their commitment to achieving the greeNG 2020 goals which include:
- Reducing absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 30% from 2010 levels;
- Reducing absolute potable water use 20% from 2014 levels; and
- Achieving a 70% solid waste diversion rate (percentage of total solid waste that is diverted from landfill).