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The relevance of service in European manufacturing industries
Purpose – Case study findings increasingly indicate that the implementation of service‐based business concepts is becoming a global business trend. The purpose of this paper is to analyze a broadExpand
A structured methodology for Business Network design
In the new manufacturing environment, a single enterprise does not often own all resources and skills to offer competitive solutions. Therefore, such enterprises become part of enterprise networks ofExpand
Holistic Approach for Jointly Designing Dematerialized Machine Tools and Production Systems Enabling Flexibility-Oriented Business Models
Machine tools and production systems are traditionally designed in two separate stages, thus severely penalize the possibility to match customer production requirements. This work introduces theExpand
Machine Tool Industry: Beyond Tradition?
Service infusion in the machine tool industry is regarded as a key-competitive factor for the future of this strategic sector and of manufacturing companies that use machine tools for production.Expand
An integrated framework for combined designing dematerialised machine tools and production systems enabling flexibility-oriented business models
The current work outlines an innovative production system design and management approach based on the concept of dematerialisation whose major purpose is to reduce the amount of material, energy and degrees of flexibilities of machine tools and systems to the minimum requirements based on user needs. Expand
Remanufacturing with upgrade PSS for new sustainable business models
Abstract Starting from mid ‘90s, Eco-efficient Product Service Systems (PSSs) were indicated in literature as enablers toward a more sustainable and resource-efficient industry through re-use andExpand
Proposal of an Innovative Business Model for Customized Production in Healthcare
The growth of aging population in developed countries necessitates a better performance of the healthcare system in order to improve the healthy life expectancy of elderly people. Such a progress canExpand
Remanufacturing with Upgrade PSS for New Sustainable Business Models
Abstract Product Service Systems are indicated in literature as enablers toward a more sustainable and resource-efficient industry. In particular, the potential of Eco-efficient PSS to promote moreExpand
De-manufacturing Systems
Abstract De-Manufacturing Systems allow implementing optimized End-Of-Life strategies and are necessary to support a sustainable and competitive Manufacturing/De-Manufacturing integrated paradigm.Expand