Green manufacturing practices among wooden furniture manufacturers in Malaysia

  • Jegatheswaran RatnasingamEmail author
  • Karl Wagner
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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.


Malaysia Price Premium Furniture Industry Wood Prod Sustainable Product Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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