Publications

The Corona Crisis – The Consequences for reman

With the continuing caution by politicians (and perhaps a greater degree of luck on all sides), the Covid 19 pandemic may be entering a late stage for now. Whether the crisis will return to haunt us within the next twelve months, no one can predict with any degree of certainty. What is clear, however, is...

Turning scrap into gold

“All that glitters is not gold.” William Shakespeare (1564–1616). On the other hand, not everything that looks dreary, grubby or dirty is valueless. Most motorists have passed scrapyards piled-high with car wrecks. It is here broken, rusty, old or obsolete vehicles come to die. It is the final stop for automotive or heavy-duty vehicles with...

Reman – a powerful voice for the environment

Some may see remanufacturing just as a cheaper alternative to an original new part, but reman is much more and can provide relevant impact to the growing concerns of global warming, CO2 emissions and the prevention of earths dwindling resources. These are all issues that today drive global interest in “the circular economy”. The topic...

2020 – a Breakthrough Year for Remanufacturing in China?

For years, there has been a gap between theory and practice in remanufacturing in China, one of the world’s largest economies and its largest and most rapidly expanding automotive market. The “theory” in this case is the Chinese government’s oft stated commitment to remanufacturing against “practice”, i.e. how “reman” is playing out in the markets,...