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Manufacturing strategies: A survey among medium sized enterprises in Sweden

Mats Winroth (Institutionen för arbetsorganisation) ; Mats Björkman
CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Systems Vol. 32 (2003), 3,
[Artikel, refereegranskad vetenskaplig]

Abstract Manufacturing is the part of many companies that involves most of the investments made in the company. Thus it is extremely important to get a sufficient return on these investments. The manufacturing equipment must be utilized in a competitive way. This paper presents the findings from a survey at 145 medium sized companies in Sweden regarding their work with manufacturing strategies. 62 companies answered the form and 52 companies said that they had a manufacturing strategy. Quality, lead-time, and flexibility were considered very important. Delivery precision appears to be even more important than the actual product cost.

Nyckelord: Manufacturing strategy, Management, Production

Denna post skapades 2009-08-24. Senast ändrad 2015-02-11.
CPL Pubid: 96395


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för arbetsorganisation (1992-2004)



Chalmers infrastruktur

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