Application of multi-criteria approach for sustainability assessment of manufacturing processes

Aldona Kluczek


The paper is to present a multi-criteria approach for sustainability assessment of manufacturing processes, which can be applied to carry out the sustainability assessment of manufacturing processes requiring less detailed data, time, and expert knowledge, but still providing a company-level analysis. The analytical hierarchy process method is used to determine ranking of simple and relevant activity areas for manufacturing processes in terms of sustainability objectives. Analytical technique is also employed to assess the degree of sustainability in manufacturing due to limited information which appear to be a characteristic of the case study presented. One goal of sustainability characterization methodology is to improve the manufacturing sustainability performance. Similar to the baseline scenario, sustainability reevaluation for sustainability improvement is also applied and discuses performance profile at the process level. This approach seems particularly useful when comparing different processes. It makes applicable for various industries and might be a challenge to derive priorities for systematic improvement. The applicability and usability of the proposed assessment method was verified by the case study in company producing heating devices.
Author Aldona Kluczek IOSP
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- The Institute of Organization of Production Systems
Journal seriesManagement and Production Engineering Review, ISSN 2080-8208, e-ISSN 2082-1344
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.8
Keywords in Englishmulti-criteria decision analysis, analytical hierarchy process, sustainability assessment, manufacturing.
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)12
ScoreMinisterial score = 12.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 12.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
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