Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Remanufacturing extends the life and usefulness of materials by returning a used product to at least its original performance with a warranty that is equivalent to or better than that of the new product.
This process involves dismantling the product, restoring and replacing components and testing the individual parts and the finished product to ensure that it is within its original design specifications. The price of remanufactured products is typically lower than the price of a comparable new product.
Remanufacturing is not new in the UK and is common in aerospace, automotive parts, energy and rail industries. Some businesses that produce remanufactured goods also produce new goods.
Operating a remanufacturing business can:
See the case study of a successful business that provides remanufacturing as part of their products and services: Renewable Parts.
Purchasing remanufactured goods can:
As a manufacturer you can:
As a consumer you can:
Remanufacturing and refurbishing
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