Life Cycle Management at Brødrene Hartmann A/S - strategy,- organisation and implementation

Claus Stig Pedersen, Leo Alting, Anna Lise Mortensen

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    Brdr. Hartmann A/S is an international company with subsidiaries and licensed factories worldwide. Hartmann specializes in packaging made of recycled paper. For several years Hartmann has practised life cycle management in order to improve the environmental profile of the products by minimizing the total environmental impacts and resource consumptions throughout the full life cycle of the products, with respect to economy and quality.The concept of life cycle management is implemented in Hartmanns environmental strategy and an organisation to take care of the implementation in the every day decisionmaking is under development.The implementation of life cycle management in Hartmann is organised with respect to the divisional areas: strategic management, product development, purchase, production, sale and distribution. The implementation of life cycle managment is assisted by tools to support decision making. The tools are developed in coorporation with the Department of Manufacturing Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark.This paper presents- The Hartmann environmental strategy, based on the life cycle concept- Experiences and results from developing a life cycle orientated organisation- Experiences and results from developing and implementing tools for life cycle management
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLife Cycle Networks
    PublisherChapman Hall, CIRP
    Publication date1997
    Publication statusPublished - 1997
    Event4th CIRP International Seminar on Life Cycle Engineering - Berlin
    Duration: 1 Jan 1997 → …


    Conference4th CIRP International Seminar on Life Cycle Engineering
    Period01/01/1997 → …

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