Scalability Planning for Cloud-Based Manufacturing Systems

@article{Wu2015ScalabilityPF,
  title={Scalability Planning for Cloud-Based Manufacturing Systems},
  author={Dazhong Wu and David W. Rosen and Dirk Schaefer},
  journal={Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering-transactions of The Asme},
  year={2015},
  volume={137},
  pages={040911}
}
Cloud-based manufacturing (CBM) has recently been proposed as an emerging manufacturing paradigm that may potentially change the way manufacturing services are provided and accessed. In the context of CBM, companies may opt to crowdsource part of their manufacturing tasks that are beyond their existing in-house manufacturing capacity to third-party CBM service providers by renting their manufacturing equipment instead of purchasing additional machines. To plan manufacturing scalability for CBM… 
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