Design and Repair Strategies Based on Product–Service System and Remanufacturing for Value Preservation

Karina Cecilia Arredondo-Soto, Alejandro Jiménez-Zaragoza, Marco Augusto Miranda-Ackerman, Julio Blanco-Fernández, Alejandra García-Lechuga, Guadalupe Hernández-Escobedo, Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz

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Abstract

Remanufacturing is a production practice that requires the work of producers, consumers, and the government. There are benefits associated with this production model, such as improving the environment, opportunities for cost savings, and others. However, it is essential to identify the factors that affect the possibility of acceptance of this production model. This research proposes a model based on different analysis methodologies and techniques of SEM (Structural Equations Modeling) and the method of PLS (Partial Least Squares). A total of 403 responses to the survey were collected from 1 November 2021 to 15 January 2022. For the data treatment, SPSS, Excel, and WarpPLS software were used to identify the variables, factors, and their direct and indirect effects among the latent variables, referring to a scheme focused on consumer perception based on the acquisition remanufactured products. This created model served as a reference to create and develop a design and repair strategy for White goods or similar products in handling, logistics, and repair. This design strategy was transformed into a business model based on a circular economy, particularly on a Product–Service System with social, economic, and environmental benefits for producers and consumers.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8560
JournalSustainability (Switzerland)
Volume14
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • canvas model
  • circular economy
  • consumer perception
  • product–service system
  • remanufacturing
  • responsible consumption
  • service design
  • washing machines
  • white goods

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