Framework and indicators for a Sustainable Manufacturing Mapping methodology

  title={Framework and indicators for a Sustainable Manufacturing Mapping methodology},
  author={Marja Paju and Juhani Heilala and Markku Hentula and Antti Heikkila and Bj{\"o}rn Johansson and Swee Leong and Kevin W. Lyons},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference},
Increasing numbers of companies in the manufacturing industry have identified market potential for implementing sustainable and green manufacturing. Yet, current sustainability assessment tools for companies are complicated, requiring vast amounts of data and technical expertise to use them. Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is founded on lean practices, and it uses a simple method to analyze various types of material, energy, and information flow needed to bring products and services to the end… CONTINUE READING