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  • Reconsidering Remanufacturing Industries

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    Remanufacturing has a low profile in world economics and is inadequately understood because of its relative freshness in research terms. However, environmental and competitive pressures are shifting the global and business environment and this is attracting interest in the practice. Balancing economic and social development with environmental protection is a key challenge in securing long-standing sustainability. Emerging sustainable approaches to manufacture is a critical global apprehension. Key

  • Redesign Of Service Modes For Remanufactured Products And Its Financial Benefits Essay

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    Redesign of service modes for remanufactured products and its financial benefits Original Authors: Qinghua Zhu, HelongLi, Senlin Zhao, Venus Lun. Publisher: International journal of production Economics. Summery: Introduction: Remanufacturing has now a days become very popular from auto motives, electronics to IT because it makes production economical and environmentally attractive. But it’s not fully accepted by customers because of quality and aftersales concern. Two new service

  • Sustainable Development : The Engineering Context

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    others. This has resulted in new Business opportunities in the field of Remanufacturing and the number of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has been on the rise. What is Remanufacturing? “Remanufacturing is recovering the product as a whole through a series of operations, which may include disassembly, replacing or repairing non–functional components, reconditioning, and reassembling” (Fleischmann et al., 1997). Remanufacturing includes the disassembly of product into various components, reconditioning

  • Recycling Process Is Not Always Cost Effective

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    ) Recycling process doesn’t involve in the following steps as cleaning, reworking, reassembly, and also testing. Hence, the recycling process is quite cheaper compared to remanufacturing process. It’s requires less labor and capital intensive. 2) For recycling process, High initial cost is required. 3) Recycling does not reduce the price of a product, then again, it helps the production process to reduce the cost of the product.4) Recycling process is for recovering materials for future use, and

  • Solutions to Electronic Waste Essay

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    Electronic and electrical equipment is essential part of busy world.It substitute hard human work and make it faster.The majority of mankind has computer at home or at work. In recent years changing of electronic equipment become faster due to obsolescence and fashion(Deathe et al. 2008, 322 ).The problem of e-waste influence on the future environment hangs over the modern society. E-waste ^ also known as electronic waste.It means electrical and electronic equipment which is not suitable for use

  • Case Study Of Volkswagen-FAW Engine

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    3.1. Volkswagen - FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd. Volkswagen-FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd., founded on 06.02.1991, is a Sino-German joint venture of Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd., and China FAW Group Corporation. The total investment is about 15 billion yuan in registered capital of nearly 10 billion yuan. Of which Germany accounted for 60% and China accounted for 40%. The total program for annual output of 300,000 engines. The joint venture produces engines for models such as Audi A6L

  • Case Study : Reverse Logistics ( Rl ) Is Defined By Rogers

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    inbound management, and controlling their suppliers from the front end of the supply chain.” (2) Upon considering if RL is appropriate for your organization, the first decision that must be made is which products you would want to include in a remanufacturing process. Rubio et al. describe three main factors in this decision (3). The first is the customer’s willingness to pay for the remanufactured item. Customers tend to value the item less than an original one after it has gone through the process

  • Importance Of Disassembling Returned Items For Reuse

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    The results show that while increasing the number of remanufacturing batches, a mixed strategy is more economical than a pure (production or remanufacturing) strategy. The results also show that while increasing production associated costs pure production (remanufactured) is more expensive than a mixed strategy. El Saadany et al. (2013) mentioned that a pure remanufacturing strategy is not possible and it is very difficult to recover a product indefinitely. In that sense, the model of this paper

  • Reverse Logistics

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    Reverse logistics and the return portion of the supply chain is often an overlooked and mismanaged process. Companies tend to focus their efforts on the forward portion of supply chain management, while failing to take advantage of the many opportunities that reverse logistics presents (Benton, 2007). What these companies do not realize is that the effective management of reverse logistics has the potential to make them more profitable, and to add value to many other parts of their supply chain

  • Single Objective Closed Loop Supply Chain Model

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    Chain Model Jayaraman et al. (1999) developed a 0-1 MIP model to design the closed-loop supply chain of an electronic equipment remanufacturing company in the US. The supply chain includes collection of end-of-life products (core) from customers, remanufacturing and distribution of remanufactured products. In this setting, the optimal number and locations of remanufacturing plants and the number of cores collected are determined based on investment, transportation, processing, and storage costs. In