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Sustainability of Unit Manufacturing Processes Project
Last Updated Date: 05/17/2013

To advance sustainable manufacturing practices and promote resource efficiency, U.S. industries need reliable measurement methods to evaluate a … more

Sustainable Manufacturing Program
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2013

The objective of the Sustainable Manufacturing Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to enable improvements in resource … more

Sustainability Characterization for Product Assembly Processes Project
Last Updated Date: 01/02/2013

Today, major OEMs in the U.S. are principally assemblers of components and subsystems often produced by suppliers in their production networks. … more

Testbed for Sustainable Manufacturing Project
Last Updated Date: 01/02/2013

The Sustainable Manufacturing (SM) program is developing a number of methods and tools for sustainability assessment. Under the Integration … more

Sustainability Metrics for Design and Manufacturing Project
Last Updated Date: 01/02/2013

Sustainable manufacturing is moving from solely an after-the-fact assessment to a before-the-fact prediction.  The ability to make sustainability … more

Sustainability Modeling and Optimization Project
Last Updated Date: 12/27/2012

To advance sustainable manufacturing (SM), industry needs the ability to assess their sustainability performance and plan a path towards its … more

Measurement Science for Optimized Machining Processes
Last Updated Date: 12/21/2012

Machining is the workhorse process that adds the most value to engineered products, since it is capable of achieving the precision required for … more

Production Network Supplier Characterization Project
Last Updated Date: 05/29/2012

Production network resiliency is a measure of the network’s ability to reduce consequences of, and recover from, various types of man-made or … more

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