Sustainable manufacturing: You don’t always have to start from scratch

Wisconsin is a state that makes things. Manufacturing is one of our largest industries, employing hundreds of thousands of people. Among them are engineers, the people who design products and the equipment needed to manufacture them. Today, that process often involves looking at ways of RE-manufacturing products rather than starting from scratch.

Wilkistar Otieno, a UWM associate professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering, believes sustainability has an important place in American factories. She discusses the greening of manufacturing on this episode of UWM Today, which aired July 16.

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