The workshop explored a wide range of issues affecting the remanufacturing industry including:

  • Improvement of consumer perception and standards
  • The linking of remanufacturing to current and future legislation and policy
  • The overseas dimension of remanufacturing
  • Integration with business, economic, manufacturing and materials strategies

The issues of research, promotion and policy were discussed in greater detail in a series of agenda setting workshops. The report summarises the major themes arising from the speaker presentations, comments in the plenary session and the workshop sessions.