Green Manufacturing Open (GMO) is an international peer-reviewed, open access, online journal.
Green manufacturing (also known as sustainable manufacturing) is modern manufacturing concept that comprehensively considers environmental impact and resource efficiency. The goals of green manufacturing are to minimize the impact on the environment and the highest resource efficiency during the entire product life cycle from product design, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, utilization to the end-of-life (EoL) recovery, recycling and disposal. Therefore, green manufacturing involves the intersection and integration of manufacturing, environmental, nature resource and energy consumption fields. It is not only a behavior with significant social benefits, but also an effective means to achieve significant economic benefits and the goal of circular economy. In recent years, research on green manufacturing and related resource and energy issues have become significance and proactiveness. Many counties, global wisely, have invested more and more funds in this research area.
The journal of GMO publishes high quality, peer-reviewed original articles that present a full spectrum of research topics and state-of-the-art reviews in this significantly emerging research area. Papers involved all aspects of green manufacturing activities, including (but not limited) from product design, process design and planning, innovative and nontraditional manufacturing processes to minimize environmental impacts, nature resource and energy consumption, packaging, product utilization and consumption, re-manufacturing processes, additive manufacturing process for remanufacturing, hybrid manufacturing process to achieve environmentally consciousness, and the end of life product refurbishing, materials recovery, recycling and disposal processes.
GMO serves the interdisciplinary community of scholarly researchers, industrial engineers, environmental scientists, EPA auditors, corelated law makers, governmental politicians who must use the research results and date to make their decisions. The journal provides with high quality and leading-edge research activities, quantitative and evitable results, and validated date. These included but not limited to:
The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.
Gold open access. All articles published by GMO are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access.
Articles in GMO are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The CC BY 4.0 allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.
Copyright is retained by authors. Authors are required to sign a License to Publish (which can be downloaded from the journal's Author Instructions), granting GMO which identifies itself as the original publisher, exclusive rights to publish their articles, and granting any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as the integrity is maintained and the original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.
For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.
All manuscripts submitted to GMO should adhere to GMO's Editorial Policies.
The Editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to guarantee to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The Editors of GMO take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.
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