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Approaching Green Manufacturing in Iron and Steel Industry

Md. Salman Alvi , Shahzad Ahmed, and Sachin Kumar Chaturvedi
Al-Falah School of Engineering and Technology, Faridabad, Haryana.

Abstract—In this paper we will discuss about green manufacturing and its socio-economic aspects in steel and iron industry in current scenario of India. Challenges and opportunities will be discussed by taking example of a Chinese steel industry named Jinan Steel and Iron Group Corporation. Quantitative analysis was used to illustrate the effect of green manufacturing. Results show that measures of green manufacturing taken by in iron industry are effective and it is feasible and necessary to practice green manufacturing in iron industry as it shows a remarkable improvement in economic profits in spite of being eco friendly.

Index Terms—Iron and steel industry, Green manufacturing, Social responsibility, Economic aspect

Cite: Md. Salman Alvi, Shahzad Ahmed, and Sachin Kumar Chaturvedi, "Approaching Green Manufacturing in Iron and Steel Industry," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol.2 No.3, pp. 108-112, July 2013.