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Reducing Environmental Impact from Manufacturing: Three Industrial Cases for the Manufacturing of ‘Green’ Products

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Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper

Venue:

42nd CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems


Abstract

There is a gigantic need for technologies and strategies that will reduce CO2 emissions globally. This paper presents three industrial cases in Sweden where manufacturing of ‘green’ products are analysed and solutions are presented where environmental impact from manufacturing is reduced. The cases represent a conceptual product, a manufacturing ready product and an update of an existing product. The cases also build the base for presenting a draft analysis scheme for designing a more environmentally sustainable production system. The cases and the proposed analysis scheme are discussed in the context of designing a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable production system.

Bibtex

@inproceedings{Wiktorsson1425,
author = {Magnus Wiktorsson and Anna Granlund and Monica Bellgran},
title = {Reducing Environmental Impact from Manufacturing: Three Industrial Cases for the Manufacturing of ‘Green’ Products},
month = {June},
year = {2009},
booktitle = {42nd CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems },
url = {http://www.ipr.mdh.se/publications/1425-}
}