ASTM International Publishes Special Journal on Manufacturing During COVID-19

ASTM International announced today the publication of Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing in the Post-COVID-19 Manufacturing Era, a special issue of the Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems (SSMS) journal that can be downloaded at no additional cost.

The special issue includes 21 peer-reviewed Technical Notes that address how various areas of manufacturing have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has caused global disruption, leading to a downturn in productivity. This has significantly affected the manufacturing sector, making it difficult to keep production going and protect the supply chain. In the special issue, authors from around the globe provide thought leadership and present possible actions from both practical and policy perspectives.

The featured papers in the special issue address various topics including how to standardize biotechnology platforms for vaccine production, pandemic-proofing factories, how artificial intelligence can help our manufacturing, and more. They cover various aspects of manufacturing, including resilient supply chains and discovering supply chains. 

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February 4, 2021