10. The Factory of the Future: New Structures and Methods to Enable Transformable Production

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Hans-Jürgen Warnecke Professor President1,
  2. Wilfried Sihn Director Corporate Management2 and
  3. Ralf von Briel Project Leader2

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch10

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Warnecke, H.-J., Sihn, W. and von Briel, R. (2001) The Factory of the Future: New Structures and Methods to Enable Transformable Production, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch10

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (Society), Leonrodstrasse, Munich, Germany

  2. 2

    Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing, Engineering and Automation, Stuttgart, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • market turbulence measuring indicators;
  • corporate network capability;
  • simulation and system transformability;
  • interactive planning method and planning quality;
  • transformable manufacturing structures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Current Market Situation: Nothing New

  • Transformable Structures to Master Increasing Turbulence

  • Corporate Network Capability

  • New Methods for Planning and Operating Transformable Structures

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Additional Readings