Selection of Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing's Program Using Multi-Criteria Decision Making: A Case Study in Electronic Company

  • Sutapa, I. Nyoman (Industrial Engineering Department, Petra Christian University) ;
  • Panjaitan, Togar W.S. (Industrial Engineering Department, Petra Christian University)
  • Received : 2011.01.18
  • Accepted : 2011.04.26
  • Published : 2011.06.01


Nowadays, green purchasing, stop global warming, love the mother earth, and others that related to environment become hot issues. Manufactures industries tend to more active and responsive to those issues by adopting green strategies or program like Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing (ECM). In this article, an electronic company had applied 12 ECM Program and tries to choose one of those programs using 6 criteria, such as total cost involved, quality, recyclable material, process waste reduction, packaging waste reduction, and regulation compliance. By using multi-criteria decision making model, i.e. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS), and Modified TOPSIS methods, the ECM Program 9 (Open pit) is the best option.


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