Mechatronics business challenges

Koch, Christian (Chalmers University of Technology) ; Nyffeler, Nathalie (Haute école d’ingénierie et de gestion du canton de Vaud, HES-SO // Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale) ; Arnould, Yannick (Haute école d’ingénierie et de gestion du canton de Vaud, HES-SO // Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse Occidentale)

Mechatronics businesses has blossomed for some time, yet still exhibit potential for further growth and development. The objective here is to explore which challenges mechatronics businesses faces. The theory draws on operations strategy, mechatronics and business development. It includes performance indicators of mec hatronics business development . Five firms in Switzerland, were investigated. They operate within manufacturing machines and automation. High value innovation are crucial for competitiveness. The important performance indicators found included precision, s peed, productivity, flexibility reliability, speedy calibration and production costs. Two companies needed diversification and three independency of clients. We found close interconnectedness between mechatronic technical and business issues.


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Conference Type:
full paper
Faculty:
Economie et Services
School:
HEIG-VD
Institute:
Institut Interdisciplinaire du Développement de l’Entreprise
Subject(s):
Economie/gestion
Publisher:
Trondheim, Norway, 17-22 June 2016
Date:
Trondheim, Norway
17-22 June 2016
2016
Pagination:
10 p.
Published in:
Proceedings of the 23rd European Operations Management conference EUROMA 2016
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