Sustainability: Orientation in Maintenance Management: Case Study

  • Malgorzata Jasiulewicz-Kaczmarek
Part of the EcoProduction book series (ECOPROD)


Sustainability is the new paradigm for manufacturing which requires the integration of the economic, environmental and social perspective. Being good at balancing environmental and societal costs with financial success will no longer be a choice but instead will be a must. Sustainable maintenance is a new challenge for enterprises. It is a process of continuous development and constant improvement of maintenance processes, increasing efficiency, safety of operations and maintenance of technical objects and installations, focused on employees. This chapter presents case study in glass processing company. It highlights the challenges of sustainable maintenance introduction within industrial enterprise


Sustainability Glass production Maintenance management 



The author, hereby, acknowledges the invaluable support and cooperation of the management and staff of the Ardagh Group in Gostyn during the course of this research, in particular the support received from Mr. Marcin Kusnierek, TPM Coordinator For Poland.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Poznan University of TechnologyPoznanPoland

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