What sort of industries are involved in remanufacturing?
Remanufactured components are frequently used in Marine, Energy, Aerospace, Automotive and Electronics industries, but could be effectively integrated into any manufacturing process.
How big is Scotland’s Remanufacturing Industry?
Scotland remanufacturing industry was estimated to be worth £1.1 billion and employ around 19,000 people in 2015.
What is the difference between Remanufacturing and repair?
Remanufactured products have a warranty equivalent to the new product.
What is the difference between remanufacturing and the circular economy?
The “circular economy” is a broader concept that includes any process that reduces the volume of manufactured products going to landfill. So remanufacturing is only one of several end-of-life processes (e.g. recycling, repurposing and reuse) that can be used to create a circular economy.