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Supply Chain Risk Management for Sustainable Additive Manufacturing

  • Daniel R. Eyers
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 68)

Abstract

Additive Manufacturing technologies are becoming increasingly prevalent in commercial practice, and as a result attention is gradually being devoted to their implications for sustainability and supply chain management. One pertinent topic for these technologies remaining largely unexplored is that of Supply Chain Risk Management. This paper serves to provide an initial contribution in the form of a conceptual framework to identify risk sources, consequences, responses, and controls from a sustainability perspective, and provides directions for future research on this topic.

Keywords

Additive Manufacturing Sustainable manufacturing Supply chain Risk management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cardiff Business SchoolCardiff UniversityCardiffUK

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