Remanufacturing - What's it All About?
From the definition to the meaning of remanufacturing for manufacturers and consumers, to the drivers behind remanufacturing and the future vision for the industry.
Remanufacturing - Business models.
Benefits and challenges of remanufacturing and the role of business models. How to create, capture and deliver value to customers with an economic and environmental advantage.
Remanufacturing - Design.
Different approaches of product design and its role for remanufacturing. Why it is essential to consider it early in the process, which issues need to be addressed, and how it can contribute to the success.
Remanufacturing - Processes.
Generic processes, obstacles, and how the best results in remanufacturing companies are delivered. Differences among industries, how performance is measured and what to consider for the future.
Remanufacturing - Policies.
Consideration of the policy and skills requirements for remanufacturing, from a sector by sector to an at scale dialog and recent projects of the EU/ERN network.
Remanufacturing - Wrap up.
Closure of the course, a summary of the most important aspects of business models, design, processes and policies in remanufacturing.
The history of the remanufacturing industry and its main drivers.
Examples and best practices from remanufacturing busioness models.
The role of product design and the importance it plays within the process.
Generic steps and industry-specific differences and opportunities.
Policy requirements and details regarding recent EU & ERN projects.
Wrap up - a summary of business models, design, processes and policies.