Environmentally Benign Manufacturing Technologies

Draft Summary of the Roadmaps for U.S. Industries



EBM Roadmap Summary
Diana Bauer, Sudarshan Siddhaye




This report contains summaries of environmental issues discussed in recent U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Industrial Technologies or other roadmaps for the steel, aluminum, casting, polymers, automotive, and electronics industries of the United States. Also included are viewgraphs presented by representatives of key U.S. industries at WTEC's October 11,1999 workshop on U.S. Status and Trends in Environmentally Benign Manufacturing Technologies. This is part of a continuing series of international technology assessments done in cooperation with the National Science Foundation of the United States government.




International Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

World Technology (WTEC) Division

Staff Involved in This Study

R. D. Shelton, Principal Investigator, ITRI Director

George Gamota, ITRI Associate Director

Geoffrey M. Holdridge, WTEC Division Director

Bobby A. Williams, Financial Officer

Catrina M. Foley, Administrative Assistant

Christopher McClintick, Head of Publications

Roan E. Horning, Professional Assistant

Hiroshi Morishita, WTEC Japan Representative

Robert Tamburello, Student Assistant

Gerald Whitman and Stella Lin Whitman, Japan Advance Work

Aminah Grefer, Europe Advance Work



This document is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy of the U.S. government under NSF Cooperative Agreement ENG-9707092. As a draft, it remains subject to revision, contains unreviewed and unsubstantiated material, and is not for attribution or further distribution. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States government, the authors' parent institutions, or Loyola College.

Copyrights reserved by individual authors except as noted herein. Reproduced by permission. The U.S. government retains a nonexclusive and nontransferable license to exercise all exclusive rights provided by copyright. The final report from this study will be distributed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. A list of available WTEC reports and information on ordering them from NTIS is included on the inside back cover of this report.