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Paradigms for environmentally conscious manufacturing
Author(s): Immanuel A. Edinbarough; Wayne E. Wells
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Paper Abstract

There are several stories involving the industries that pledge themselves for the environmentally conscious manufacturing practices. Paradigms for environmentally conscious manufacturing are associated with one of the aspects of environmental quality, protection, resource management, commitment or sustainability. The engineering rules of thumb that can easily be adopted by aspiring companies need identification. The underlying thread that unifies the efforts of environmentally conscious manufacturing companies, in offering the environmentally safe products to the world, is grouped and presented in the paper as paradigms for successful practices. The various ways in which a start up company, that wants to excel in environmentally conscious manufacturing, can position itself based on the paradigms is also discussed in the paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5583, Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing IV, (8 December 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.578364
Show Author Affiliations
Immanuel A. Edinbarough, Univ. of Texas/Brownsville (United States)
Wayne E. Wells, Univ. of Texas/Brownsville (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5583:
Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing IV
Surendra M. Gupta, Editor(s)

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