European Remanufacturing Network Hackathon


On 20 January 2017 the European Remanufacturing Network, in partnership with Circle Economy, organised a hackathon in Amsterdam. The goal of the event was to help two innovative remanufacturing companies – ACtronics and Inrego – with challenges they face in improving their internal logistics for handling cores. 23 students and 4 experts brainstormed for a […]

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European Remanufacturing Council launches with a nod to Hollywood


              At its launch today, the Conseil Européen de Remanufacture (European Remanufacturing Council) announced its plans to represent companies which produce €30 billion of remanufactured products and employ 190,000 people across Europe. Its work programme, aimed at global institutions such as the UN, the OECD and the World Bank, […]

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SOLUTIONS FOR SCALING UP REMANUFACTURING IN THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR


During the Automechanika in Frankfurt, on Friday 16 September, the European Remanufacturing Network hosted a workshop on remanufacturing in the car industry. Some fifteen participants with remanufacturing expertise discussed the big challenges ahead, however they all agreed there is great potential for remanufacturing in the future of the industry. ABN AMRO, who presented their latest […]

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What Circular Opportunities Lie in the Dutch Maritime Sector?


The Dutch organisation Cirkellab has released a research report titled Circular Opportunities in the Maritime Topregion. The research has resulted in an overview of promising initiatives and innovations for the maritime sector in the Drecht Cities region (a conglomerate of towns and cities bordering each other in the delta area of the province of South […]

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ERN recognises academician Xu for global leadership in remanufacturing industry


欧洲再制造联盟很荣幸地表彰了徐滨士院士在再制造(循环经济的一个重要组成部分)发展过程的全球领袖的作用。徐院士将应邀提交欧盟和中国今后联合开展的再制造研究的优先主题。这些优先主题将在欧洲再制造委员会正式宣布成立之日公布。欧洲再制造委员会将由企业为主导,选址在欧洲议会中心的布鲁塞尔。作为该机构的管理方,Oakdene Hollins也将在 www.remancouncil.eu 网站上。宣布该机构成立的消息。 The European Remanufacturing Network is pleased to recognise Academician Xu for his global leadership in developing remanufacturing as a key part of the circular economy. Academician Xu will be invited to submit priorities for joint research between the EU and China.  These research priorities will be published at the launch of […]

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European Remanufacturing Network (ERN) Launches Digital Toolkit


Interested in learning how Europe’s forward thinking manufacturing companies are taking advantage of remanufacturing strategies? Want to learn how remanufacturing can benefit your company or change the way you look at product design? Curious what remanufacturing can deliver in terms of environmental savings? Now knowledge and expertise from Europe’s innovative remanufacturers have been gathered in […]

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Robotic disassembly technology as a key enabler of autonomous remanufacturing


How can robots help manufacturing industry use natural resources more efficiently and be kinder to the environment? A new £1.94m five-year collaborative research project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council will set out in April 2016 to address this question. Led by mechanical engineers at the University of Birmingham, the project will […]

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ERN to meet in Grenoble


David Fitzsimons will be chairing a meeting of the European Remanufacturing Network at the University of Grenoble Alpes on 15 March. “The European Commission has funded this work through Horizon 2020 and Oakdene Hollins is delighted to be leading it. This meeting of our partners is an opportunity to exchange information and investigate how innovation […]

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Fastest growth ever for remanufacturing trade show ReMaTec


ReMaTec, the world’s leading remanufacturing trade show, has reported to have already booked over 75% of the available stands for its 2017 show, taking place from 18 until 20 June 2017. With 17 months to go before the networking event opens its doors to remanufacturing specialists from around the world, many big names in the […]

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Free remanufacturing process assessment for ERN network members


The Fraunhofer Project Group Process Innovation of the University of Bayreuth is offering ERN members the opportunity to get a two-day assessment of their remanufacturing operations. As the ERN consortium member studying remanufacturing processes, Fraunhofer offers three types of assessments for free. The assessments consist of a process analysis: mapping value streams & analyzing machinery, technical equipment and […]

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