The need for sustainable manufacturing strategies

Design stage process key to attaining operational excellence, environmental benefits

By Rosa Hilda Félix-Jácquez, María Merced Cruz-Rentería and Ma. Dolores Delgado-Celis

Most people recognize that manufacturing must play an essential role in the search for sustainability due to the large number of resources it consumes and the waste it generates. In this sense, it is possible to obtain greater efficiency in production by applying sustainable design and manufacturing strategies.

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