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Product recovery management: industry practices and research issues

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We present a review of some articles about product recovery management, with emphasis on the recycling projects in the automobile industry and on the remanufacturing of photocopiers, disposable cameras and machine tools. From these observations we conjecture the existence of some characteristics related to the process driver and to the product identity that will provide guidance on modeling different remanufacturing processes. We conclude suggesting two broad research issues in this topic. The appendices provide an overview of the pertinent German legislation and a glossery of terms

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http://flora.insead.edu/fichiersti_wp/inseadwp1996/96-55.pdf

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