The significance of sustainability in product development is growing exponentially. Although, in many instances, sustainability considerations continue to be traded off in favor of more traditional product requirements like cost, performance, and manufacturability, companies are now under increasing pressure to minimize their impact on the environment due to tightening regulations, investor demands, and evolving customer preferences. As the world confronts environmental challenges such as climate change, resource depletion and pollution, it has become increasingly imperative for businesses to embrace sustainable practices. In this article, we will explore the benefits of sustainable product development, look at environmentally friendly materials and energy-efficient designs.
As the development of your product progresses, the focus starts shifting towards finding a good manufacturer. Before looking at specific manufacturers, you should make a couple of wider decisions - one of them being where you want to produce your products. In recent years, a heated debate has emerged surrounding the choice between domestic and overseas manufacturing.