By Hans Kull
Mass Customization examines the company possibilities, issues, and demanding situations brands in a number of industries needs to weigh prior to committing to the numerous funding in equipment and software program had to visit mass customization. For brands who make a decision that it’s time to make the leap, the writer describes the confirmed equipment and most recent applied sciences for making mass customization paintings seamlessly and profitably at the manufacturing unit floor.
Mass customization—the automatic production bespoke items, profitably combining the low unit bills of mass creation with the flexibleness of creating customized items to order—has been touted because the subsequent titanic factor for greater than 1 / 4 of a century. till lately, in spite of the fact that, mass customization made merely modest inroads in a couple of industries. Now, the convergence of latest ICT and production applied sciences with conventional CNC applied sciences implies that mass customization’s second has arrived for breaking out right into a wide variety of industries.
Hans Kull is an engineer and mathematician who applies his services in combinatorial optimization, programming, and engineering to devising end-to-end automatic strategies for mass customization, automating and optimizing all processes—from bespoke elements offer, order processing, creation, and waste minimization to packing and supply. He stocks along with his readers useful classes for making mass customization be successful, case experiences from numerous industries, and an insider’s imaginative and prescient of the company implications of mass customization’s coming of age.
What youll learn
From this brief yet richly informative booklet, production and provide chain executives and bosses will research the relevance to mass customization of such themes because the following:
- ICT applied sciences resembling cloud computing and 3D modeling, scanning, and printing that facilitate layout specification and buyer interaction
- Interface units reworking the manufacturing facility flooring, reminiscent of gesture popularity, Brainwriter, and Google Glass
- Manufacturing applied sciences reminiscent of IoT, AM, complex robotics, assistive automation, complex composite fabrics, and nanotechnology
- Software integration within the cloud of subtle algorithms for computerized quoting and provide chain management
- Agile groups and practices for optimizing mass customization procedure performance
Who this booklet is for
The basic readership for Mass Customization: possibilities, equipment, and demanding situations for brands is the executives, managers, and board individuals of producing businesses who're contemplating no matter if and the way to adopt mass customization tasks. The secondary readership is provide chain managers and executives.
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