By H. ElMaraghy, T. AlGeddawy, A. Azab, W. ElMaraghy (auth.), Hoda A. ElMaraghy (eds.)

The altering production setting calls for extra responsive and adaptable production platforms. The subject matter of the 4th overseas convention on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and digital creation (CARV2011) is “Enabling production Competitiveness and financial Sustainability”. innovative learn and top implementation practices and reports, which handle those vital matters and demanding situations, are offered. The complaints contain advances in production platforms layout, making plans, assessment, regulate and evolving paradigms equivalent to mass customization, personalization, changeability, re-configurability and adaptability. New and significant ideas comparable to the dynamic product households and systems, co-evolution of goods and structures, and strategies for boosting production platforms’ fiscal sustainability and prolonging their lifestyles to supply multiple product iteration are handled. Enablers of swap in production structures, creation quantity and potential scalability and coping with the volatility of markets, festival between international agencies and the expanding complexity of goods, production structures and administration techniques are mentioned. demanding situations and destiny instructions for study and improvement had to aid either practitioners and academicians are presented.

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