IJAT Vol.3 No.1 pp. 26-32
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2009.p0026


Environmentally-Conscious Design Methods for Manufacturing Firms with Servicification

Tomohiko Sakao, Mattias Lindahl, and Anna Öhrwall-Rönnbäck

Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University
SE-581 83 Linköping, Sweden

September 17, 2008
October 31, 2008
January 5, 2009
product/service system, PSS design, integrated product service offering, integrated product service engineering, Ecodesign
Servicification is a key toward environmental conscious business in the manufacturing industry. After looking at the business and economic implications of Integrated Product and Service Offerings, the paper suggests specifications for methods beneficial for such a manufacturing company. The paper is based on the empirical case studies of 120 Swedish manufacturing firms of different sizes. It is expected to encourage discussion on this crucial theme in mature economies such as those of Europe and Japan.
Cite this article as:
T. Sakao, M. Lindahl, and A. Öhrwall-Rönnbäck, “Environmentally-Conscious Design Methods for Manufacturing Firms with Servicification,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.3 No.1, pp. 26-32, 2009.
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