CASE 1: Case study of a Machine Tool Manufacturer

The Machine Tool Manufacturer in question, hereinafter referred to as Company A, is headquartered in the USA. The business unit under study is the citrus juice production and maintenance factory, where the company has more than 30 years of experience. This plant manufactures customized production lines for extracting juice from citrus fruits. See more


CASE 2: Case study of a Vending Machine Manufacturer

This company, referred to as Company B, specializes in the manufacture of coffee vending machines. The company has three manufacturing units in Brazil and is headquartered in São Paulo. Company B has 160 employees. See More


ANRAP: National Association of  Remanufacturing for Auto Parts

In 1994, three companies (Remam, known today as Bosch, SACHSAUTOMOTIVE and TRW Automotive) created in Brazil an association with the main goal of show to the user the remanufacturing concept and the advantages of a remanufactured product on the maintenance of vehicles. This association is named ANRAP (National Association of  Remanufacturing for Auto Parts). See more

Contact for Germany

Technische Universität Berlin
Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Fabrikbetrieb
Pascalstr. 8-9, 10587 Berlin
Thomas Guidat: guidat[at]

Contact for Brazil

Universidade de Sao Paulo
Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos
Av. Trabalhador São-carlense, 400, Pq Arnold Schimidt
São Carlos - SP/Brasil, CEP 13566-590
Ana Paula Barquet: anabarquet[at]