Trend in Sustainability of Facility Design and Production Planning in Manufacturing
The sustainability concept today is at the front lines of new technologies in manufacturing, products and work methodology. Be a sustainable manufacturer is critical issue to the future of manufacturing system. Various efforts have been conducted around the world to ensure the sustainability of manufacturing system. This study addresses current trend in sustainable manufacturing by focus on two major elements, which are facility design and production planning. Critical challenges are listed and future trends have been discussed.
S. A. Hosseini et al., "Trend in Sustainability of Facility Design and Production Planning in Manufacturing", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231, pp. 2562-2566, 2012