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An exploration of the potential for re-distributed manufacturing to contribute to a sustainable, resilient city

Rachel Freeman, Chris McMahon, Patrick Godfrey
2017 International Journal of Sustainable Engineering  
to disturbances, changes in environmental impacts from production, additions or losses in jobs, the competitiveness of local manufacturing, and skills and innovation for RDM technologies.  ...  This paper presents the results of a study into the potential for RDM to contribute to a sustainable, resilient city in the face of a range of expected future disturbances on the city and on manufacturing  ...  Acknowledgements This work was carried out as part of the network project Redistributed Manufacturing for the Resilient, Sustainable City (RDM|RSC), funded by the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences  ... 
doi:10.1080/19397038.2017.1318969 fatcat:3krnroi5a5ezpd7b47am3gyzt4

Digital Tools and Information Needs Assessment for Efficient Deviation Handling in SMEs [chapter]

Zuhara Chavez, Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, Monica Bellgran, Per Gullander, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo, Per Medbo, Mikael Ström
2020 Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering  
Lastly, this paper intends to shed light on the utilization of digital technologies for disturbance handling on the production shop floor.  ...  The empirical findings indicate the need for the companies to perform a requirement analysis of information needs before the adoption of digital systems or digital tools, to assess their current state  ...  Acknowledgment This work has been carried out within the project ASPIRE "Automation solutions for production deviation management", funded by Sweden's Government Agency for Innovation VINNOVA (Programme  ... 
doi:10.3233/atde200140 fatcat:vqbuwmltanhvrjbksrrzt6zq6y

Monitoring visitors to natural areas in wintertime: issues in counter accuracy

Oddgeir Andersen, Vegard Gundersen, Line C. Wold, Erik Stange
2013 Journal of Sustainable Tourism  
The sustainable management of vulnerable natural areas requires accurate measurement of visitor flows, especially in mountain and protected areas.  ...  The findings provide methodological implications for researchers and managers using automated visitor counters to estimate wintertime visitor use in mountain areas.  ...  for urban environments.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09669582.2013.839693 fatcat:ek5pihxoqjgkzdrfxzye56l35i

Remote Metering in Public Networks

L. Ferrigno, R. Morello, V. Paciello, A. Pietrosanto
2013 Metrology and Measurement Systems  
New research trends in energy grids and water networks push toward ICT solutions for allowing remote metering of consumption.  ...  In the paper, after an introduction to the European Standards on smart metering, two visual sensors thought to solve typical metering problems in water public networks are described.  ...  of conformity assessment.  ... 
doi:10.2478/mms-2013-0061 fatcat:6u72x7d6czd3xpvtihuzjr7cri

Designing a disruption-aware supply chain network considering precautionary and contingency strategies: A real-life case study

Mohammad Hossein Dehghani Sadrabadi, rouzbeh ghousi, Ahmad Makui
2021 Reserche operationelle  
Controlling network resiliency via non-resiliency measures has also created a risk-aware and robust structure in the incidence of disturbances.  ...  Due to the high risk in the business environment, supply chains must adopt a tailored mechanism to deal with disruptions.  ...  manufacturing capacity of production center m for ptype product by production technology v in period t in the incidence of disturbance o (Percentage) o mlpvt RPFM Percentage of disrupted manufacturing  ... 
doi:10.1051/ro/2021123 fatcat:xhxk2juz6jbjziugtqvoq2muqi

Dealing with Unforeseen Circumstances. Implication of Risk Management in the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency [chapter]

Jordi Botet
2021 Risk Management  
The author, a consultant of the pharmaceutical industry, uses RM tools to provide a practical roadmap to detect problems and implement consistent palliative solutions in any type of manufacturing plant  ...  Emergency management plans are the best ally to overcome disasters in an adequate way.  ...  it another type of disaster for many manufacturing plants that were forced to manage a problem for which they were not prepared.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.97408 fatcat:r2y43n3ldvduhp7sbtat4jaknq

Supply Chain Resilience in VUCA World: Towards a Holistic Approach of Quality Assurance and Risk Management

Abdul Rehman Sohail, Asher Ramish, Qamar Ali, Khaliq Ur Rehman
2022 International journal of management research and emerging sciences  
With the help of in-depth interviews of management officials involved in the pharmaceutical supply chains in Pakistan, the study finds that a holistic approach towards quality assurance function is indispensable  ...  in the supply chain of pharmaceuticals.  ...  The participants agreed on countering risks in the supply chain in assessing and monitoring all steps of product supply.  ... 
doi:10.56536/ijmres.v12i1.182 fatcat:esuegoynz5alpjvlz64jhel7ha

Intelligent Sensors Security

Andrzej Bialas
2010 Sensors  
The security and safety issues are important for intelligent sensors because very often they are used for responsible technical applications in varied, high-risk environments.  ...  key management, authentication, authorization).  ...  server for health assessment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s100100822 pmid:22315571 pmcid:PMC3270872 fatcat:uvohg7p77nfovjbye4vn6ntu4q

Real-time monitoring of non-viable airborne particles correlates with airborne colonies and represents an acceptable surrogate for daily assessment of cell-processing cleanroom performance

Jay S. Raval, Eileen Koch, Albert D. Donnenberg
2012 Cytotherapy  
aims-Airborne particulate monitoring is mandated as a component of good manufacturing practice.  ...  We present a procedure developed to monitor and interpret airborne particulates in an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) class 7 cleanroom used for the cell processing of Section 351  ...  Acknowledgments This project was supported by Production Assistance for Cellular Therapy (PACT) under contract #N01-HB-37165.  ... 
doi:10.3109/14653249.2012.698728 pmid:22746538 pmcid:PMC4165074 fatcat:fxvyzkm35zh4vhawckzzhjovom

Classifications of Sustainable Manufacturing Practices in ASEAN Region: A Systematic Review and Bibliometric Analysis of the Past Decade of Research

Muhammad Imran Qureshi, Nohman Khan, Shazia Qayyum, Subha Malik, Hishan S. Sanil, Thurasamy Ramayah
2020 Sustainability  
The results revealed three significant sets of manufacturing practices that are widely used for sustainable manufacturing.  ...  in countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).  ...  al. [10] International Journal of Operations & Production Management 24 8 Strategy selection for sustainable manufacturing with integrated AHP-VIKOR method under interval-valued fuzzy environment  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12218950 fatcat:ftjp6t72xre3pi6axsa5q36hae

Agile and resilient approaches to supply chain management: influence on performance and competitiveness

Helena Carvalho, Susana Garrido Azevedo, V. Cruz-Machado
2012 Logistics Research  
Abstract Supply chain management must adopt different and more innovative strategies that support a better response to customer needs in an uncertain environment.  ...  This e-offprint is for personal use only and shall not be self-archived in electronic repositories.  ...  Quality management in the design and manufacturing phases is not normally implemented in the same company, but from the perspective of the overall supply chain [70] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12159-012-0064-2 fatcat:jhhimb35vnbf5c7ssuoz6icira

The Demand Absorption Coefficient of a Production Line

Jose Antonio Heredia Álvaro, Antonio Estruch Ivars
2014 Procedia CIRP  
In this article, the demand absorption coefficient is proposed as a measure to quantify the degree of flexibility of a process against the variations of its environment in a context of robust planning.  ...  This coefficient measures how demand disturbances are translated into output production rates depending on the capacity and inventory buffers of the production system.  ...  In the next section the absorption coefficient will be introduced as a measure to assess the flexibility of the manufacturing process and then discussed its evolution with the manufacturing capacity.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.05.009 fatcat:d554pseofrcgpgnfo5k36t5zty

A Virtual Integration Theory of Improved Supply-Chain Performance

Eric T.G. Wang, Jeffrey C.F. Tai, Hsiao-Lan Wei
2006 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Manufacturing strategy in context: Environment, competitive strategy and manufacturing strategy. Journal of Operations Management, 18, 2 (2000), 123-138. 75. Wilding, R.D.  ...  In the case of an autonomous system, the external flexibility is created for enhancing its capacity to influence environment.  ... 
doi:10.2753/mis0742-1222230203 fatcat:rk3rk5oqhbes5bp64eq7vnbmjm

Strategies to Counter Supply Chain Disruptions for FMCG Brands during a Pandemic

Nabila Khayer, Joydev Karmakar Rahul, Souvik Chakraborty
2022 Journal of Future Sustainability  
The ideas work as preventative measures intended to thwart the disturbance when and if it happens.  ...  To restore the broken supply chain, a number of new implications and adjustments to the current attributes were proposed in the areas of sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution.  ...  In situations where there is a disturbance in the supply chain, resilient information systems lower the level of risk.  ... 
doi:10.5267/j.jfs.2022.8.002 fatcat:6uoxa2rtbjfvfetn3dhgmtggiu

Dysfunctionalities as Source of Hidden Costs under Life Quality at Work Constraint

Stefan Anamari- Beatrice
2015 International Journal of Academic Research in Economics and Management Sciences  
In this paper we approach specific techniques of evaluating the effect of dysfunctionalities using hidden cost methodology in relationship with life quality at work place principles.  ...  However, these control systems can be also o source of pressure on workers with effects on life quality at work place and in the and can generate dysfunctionalities.  ...  Sectorial Programme for Human Resources Development through the project for Pluri and interdisciplinary in doctoral and post-doctoral programmes Project Code: POSDRU/159/1.5/S/141086  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarems/v4-i2/1790 fatcat:q5cpm3whnnfvljsqadjhvxh6cu
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