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An Extended Energy Value Stream Approach Applied on the Electronics Industry

Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 397)

Abstract

In today’s manufacturing companies lean production systems are widely established in order to address the traditional production objectives such as quality, cost, time and flexibility. Beyond those objectives, objectives such as energy consumption and related CO2 emissions gained relevance due to rising energy costs and environmental concerns. Existing energy value stream methods allow the consideration of traditional and energy related variables. However, current approaches only take the energy consumptions of the actual manufacturing process and set-up times into account neglecting non-productive operational states and technical building services related consumption. Therefore, an extended energy value stream approach will be presented that provides the necessary degree of transparency to enable improvements of the energy value stream of a product considering also the influence of product design parameters.

Keywords

energy value stream mapping sustainable manufacturing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Machine Tools and Production Technology, Product- and Life-Cycle-Management Research GroupTechnische Universität BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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