How can we implement the idea of sustainability in production processes?
This question defines the work of Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Muschard. He’s a research engineer at the Institute of Machine Tools and Factory Management at the Technische Universität Berlin and also works for the Collaborative Research Centre 1026 – Sustainable Manufacturing that intends to demonstrate how sustainable manufacturing embedded in global value creation is superior to traditional paradigms of management and technology.
At the MaketechXconference 2013 he presented the “Cube Factory” or “All in one Cube”. This device contains of everything which is necessary to produce “things”. The cube has a plastic recycler, 3D printer, solar panels and a knowledge module which controls the whole cube.
So, all in all, this cube is able to recycle used plastic garbage and produces new filament that a 3D printer needs to print prototypes.
Watch the video and get inspired by listening to Bernd Muschard himself explaining the idea, the features and future plans of the “Cube Factory”.