Singapore sets up Asia’s first industrial re-manufacturing R&D centre [News]

June 5, 2012 by  
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By Channel NewsAsia, 31 May 2012.

Singapore has set up Asia’s first centre to drive value-added re-manufacturing activities that can be readily adopted by industry.

The Advanced Remanufacturing & Technology Centre (ARTC) will look into research and development (R&D) to develop technologies for re-manufacturing.

These technologies will enable companies and businesses to translate end-of-life products into “good as new” ones for the market through a sustainable process.

It also aims to cut cost and materials, and even generate higher profits.

In remanufacturing, recovered parts or products are transformed through disassembly, cleaning, testing and other operations into “like-new” products which will then be re-introduced to the markets.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia