What is Green Manufacturing?

Manufacturing the production processes such as resource savings, release of pollutants and recycling of components with the consideration of environmental impact at all stages is known as Green Manufacturing.

Manufacturing Process:

JIT Manufacturing:

  • Reduction of cost.
  • Quality improvement.

ISO 9000 AND ISO 14000:

  • Changes the motivation.
  • Recognized quality standards are followed by the companies.

Zero Emission Strategy:

  • Environmentally damaging production products are eliminated.
  • 16% of companies are actively following zero emission.
  • 85% of companies are following reduced emission strategies.

Benefits of Green Manufacturing:

The benefits of green manufacturing are

  • Saves useless costs.
  • Research and Design are promoted.
  • Creates reputation to the public.

Advantages of Green Manufacturing:

  • Waste and pollution are minimized.
  • Energy efficient.
  • Saves valuable resources.
  • Higher quality and reliability.
  • Reducing cost – zero emission strategy.


  • Increase in product cost.
  • Lack of availability and information.

Green manufacturing’s Goal:

  • The goal of sustainability “Every company when it comes to green manufacturing should be conserving natural resources for future generations.”

Green manufacturing is not characterized by a specific machine, but by processes. It maximizes raw material uses and minimizes the waste. So now many companies are going with the process of green manufacturing.


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