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Publication Citation: Sustainable Manufacturing: Metrics, Standards, and Infrastructure - Workshop Summary

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Author(s): Rachuri Rachuri; Ram D. Sriram; Anantha Narayanan Narayanan; Prabir Sarkar; Jae Hyun Lee; Kevin W. Lyons; Sharon J. Kemmerer;
Title: Sustainable Manufacturing: Metrics, Standards, and Infrastructure - Workshop Summary
Published: May 31, 2010
Abstract: This report summarizes the presentations, discussions, and recommendations of the NIST Workshop Sustainable Manufacturing: Metrics, Standards, and Infrastructure held at NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, October 13th through October 15th, 2009. The primary objective of this workshop was to bring together experts and various stakeholders to identify and discuss measurement and standards enablers that positively affect the social, economic, environmental, and technological aspects of designing sustainable production processes and products. The workshop was well attended and consisted of thirty presentations organized under five sessions: 1) Government Initiatives; 2) Industry Perspectives; 3) University Research; 4) Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) research; and 5) Solution Provider s Views. Two breakout sessions and an industry panel provided a set of recommendations for addressing critical issues in sustainable manufacturing.
Proceedings: Proceedings of The 6th annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE) 2010
Pages: 6 pp.
Location: Toronto, Ontario,
Dates: August 21-24, 2010
Keywords: Sustainable Manufacturing, Environmental impact, Life Cycle Assessment, Product Life Cycle, RoHS, REACH, ISO, Standards, NIST workshop
Research Areas: Sustainable Manufacturing
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