Leaders from the remanufacturing industry met April 11 and 12 for the 2013 Remanufacturing Industry Roundtable in Rochester, NY. The Roundtable was hosted by RIC and the Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
The Roundtable focused on “Working together to grow the remanufacturing industry”, and brought together RIC members and guests from a wide variety of business sectors in order to identify ways to work together to address the issues of common interest and achieve sustained growth for our industry.
The Roundtable also recognized Guest of Honor Boston University Professor Robert T. Lund, a nationally recognized expert on remanufacturing and its economic and ecological importance for more than 20 years.
Remanufacturing is a comprehensive and rigorous industrial process by which a previously sold, worn, or non-functional product or component is returned to a “like-new” or “better-than-new” condition and warranted in performance level and quality.
Remanufacturing is not the same as “recycling” or “repairing”.
Some of the most commonly remanufactured product categories are: