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The future of manufacturing: From linear to circular

Santiago Miret, Ph.D. student, materials science & engineering | February 24, 2014

Ever since the Industrial Revolution sparked the development of modern industrial production practices, the paradigm of manufacturing has been dominated by a linear model. In the linear production model, raw materials are extracted from resource countries, transported to manufacturing powerhouses, such as China, and processed into various products. The finalized products then get shipped to … Continue reading »