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Mechatronics business challenges

Christian Koch (Institutionen för bygg- och miljöteknik, Construction Management) ; Nathalie Nyffeler ; Yannick Arnould
Proceedings 23rd European Operations Management conference EUROMA 2016 (2016)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

Mechatronics businesses has blossomed for some time, yet still exhibit potential for further growth and development. The objective here is to explore which challenges mechatronics businesses faces. The theory draws on operations strategy, mechatronics and business development. It includes performance indicators of mechatronics business development. Five firms in Switzerland, were investigated. They operate within manufacturing machines and automation. High value innovation are crucial for competitiveness. The important performance indicators found included precision, speed, productivity, flexibility reliability, speedy calibration and production costs. Two companies needed diversification and three independency of clients. We found close interconnectedness between mechatronic technical and business issues.

Nyckelord: Product development, mechatronics, business development



Denna post skapades 2017-01-21.
CPL Pubid: 247582

 

Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för bygg- och miljöteknik, Construction Management (2008-2017)

Ämnesområden

Annan samhällsvetenskap

Chalmers infrastruktur