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Green manufacturing practices among wooden furniture manufacturers in Malaysia

  • Jegatheswaran Ratnasingam
  • Karl Wagner
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Abstract

The adoption of green manufacturing practices by the Malaysian wooden furniture industry is limited as is shown by a questionnaire-based survey of wooden furniture manufacturers. The lack of price premium for green furniture products and the high cost involved in adopting such practices have been identified as the major restraints. Currently most green manufacturing practices are related to the use of environmental-friendly materials.

Keywords

Malaysia Price Premium Furniture Industry Wood Prod Sustainable Product Design 
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© Springer-Verlag 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ForestryUniversiti Putra MalaysiaSerdangMalaysia
  2. 2.Faculty of BusinessFachhochschule RosenheimRosenheimGermany

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