Portfolio Category: Remanufacturing

Multi-purpose Disassembly Sequence Planning

Efficient disassembly operation is considered a promising approach toward waste reduction and End-of-Use (EOU) product recovery. However, many kinds of uncertainty exist during the product lifecycle which make disassembly decision a complicated process. The optimum disassembly sequence may vary at different milestones depending on the purpose of disassembly (repair, maintenance, reuse and recovery), product quality…
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Uncertainty Management in Remanufacturing Decisions

As market demand for remanufactured products increases and environmental legislation puts further enforcement on Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), remanufacturing is becoming an important business. However profitability of salvaging operations is still a challenge in remanufacturing industry. Several factors influence the cost effectiveness of remanufacturing operations, including uncertainties in the quantity of return flows and market…
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