Product and production systems life cycle and interaction

by | Apr 24, 2012

Authors: Devarajan Ramanujan, William Z. Bernstein, Mikko Koho, Seppo Torvinen
Competitive and sustainable production systems and networks, KEKE

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Introduction:

This work package focuses on product life cycle and production system lifecycle. This work package describes these life cycles and then to consider the integration of product and production system life cycles. These aim at improving sustainability of products and production systems. The main focus in this work package is limited to product life cycles, especially product upgrading and post-use phases, e.g. reusing, remanufacturing and recycling.