Green Manufacturing Technologies and Products at the Sustainable Manufacturing Centre in Singapore

March 21, 2011 by  
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The Sustainable Manufacturing Centre (SMC) is an industry innovation centre under the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

SMC was set up to help the manufacturing industry develop and implement innovative sustainable manufacturing technologies that reduce emissions, waste and toxicity. SMC currently offers research and core capabilities in:

  • Sustainability assessment tools and techniques
  • Carbon measurement and reduction strategies
  • Eco-design of sustainable products
  • Processing and application of sustainable materials
  • Knowledge and technologies for resource efficient manufacturing
  • Resource recovery and recycling from manufacturing waste
  • Remanufacturing
  • Sustainable packaging
  • Green supply chain management

If your company is looking for sustainable manufacturing solutions and technologies, or is interested to find out the environmental life cycle impact and carbon footprint of your products, do visit and contact the Sustainable Manufacturing Centre.

Green Business Singapore recently visited the SMC showcase of sustainable manufacturing technologies, capabilities, and green products. Here are some photos taken during the visit:

Wooden crate reused as a table

Spectacles made from recycled plastics

Biopolymer products

Waste cooking oil to biodiesel

Remanufactured equipment parts from Caterpillar

Recycled plastics from HP ink cartridges


Biocomposites from recycled plastics and waste organic materials


Recycled wood products


Recycled wood plastic composites


Recycled cardboard clothes hanger


Sustainable packaging – collapsible wooden crates


Industrial Ecology concept

Source: Sustainable Manufacturing Centre (SMC)

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