Collaborative and Adaptive Process Planning for Sustainable Manufacturing Environments

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Collaborative and Adaptive Process Planning for Sustainable Manufacturing Environments

From Product/Services Systems (product centric approach) to Services through Product (solution oriented approach)

General description
The “servitization wave” of manufacturing has already spread out to the advanced countries and many leading high-capital investment sectors (e.g. aerospace and automotive) are already competing in the international markets providing to their customers a composition of services for product operation (e.g. maintenance, reliability, upgrades), and end-of-life use (e.g. re-manufacturing, recycling, disposal). Especially SMEs are trying to compete in the international markets with their niche solutions, adding innovative services to their value propositions. Such innovative business models are based on a dynamic network of companies, continuously moving and changing in order to afford more and more complex compositions of services. In such a context, there is a strong need to create distributed, adaptive, and interoperable virtual enterprise environments supporting these undergoing processes. In order to do so, new tools must be provided for enabling and fostering the dynamic composition of enterprise networks. In particular, SMEs call for tools and instruments which follow them in their continuously re-shaping process, enabling collaboration and communication among the different actors of the product-service value chains. New IPR methods are also needed.

Specifics for Project CAPP-4-SMES | Collaborative and Adaptive Process Planning for Sustainable Manufacturing Environments

Description Technical innovations will be achieved through collaborative RTD activities oriented towards industrial applications for factories of the future.
 Machine Availability Monitoring Module Result description Toward that end, the “Machine Availability Monitoring” service-oriented Cloud-based software framework, at first, gathers data from shop-floor machine tools through sensors, input from operators, and machine
 From Product/Services Systems (product centric approach) to Services through Product (solution oriented approach) Taxon title From Product/Services Systems (product centric approach) to Services through Product (solution oriented approach)
 Virtualisation and digitalisation of the interrelation between manufacturing and new business models Taxon description through products, services and manufacturing processes.