Remanufacturing and Material Reuse
Remanufacturing and reuse preserve the embodied value of the materials, labor, energy, and manufacturing processes that go in to making a product and its constituent elements. Technologies and market opportunities in this area face many technical and economic challenges, but as a key enabler of the circular economy, show significant potential for growth. COE-ASM helps companies solve problems in technologies and business models, promoting the competitiveness of remanufacturing in industry.
Tools: Design for Remanufacturing, reman life cycle assessment, additive manufacturing
Applications: Heavy-duty vehicle components, surface restoration, printing and imaging products, office furniture, post-consumer plastics