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Production plants within global production networks: Synergies and redundancies

Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


The 21st EurOMA Conference


Proceedings of EurOMA Conference


Management of production plants on global scale adds diverse challenges to those normally faced within national borders. A constant challenge is to achieve the most efficient network configuration via robust design of production systems. A case study is conducted where commonalities among production plants of a global manufacturing company have been studied in regard to the design of production system within global production networks. The results show three synergetic areas through the global production network. Standardization levels of production system constituents have been also discussed.


author = {Farhad Norouzilame and Jessica Bruch and Monica Bellgran},
title = {Production plants within global production networks: Synergies and redundancies},
month = {June},
year = {2014},
booktitle = {The 21st EurOMA Conference},
publisher = {Proceedings of EurOMA Conference},
url = {}