The globalisation of manufacturing industries leads to a thirst for rapid advancements in technological development and expertise in the fields of advanced design and manufacturing, as it poses a number of new challenges to both multi-national companies as well as for companies, especially small to medium sized enterprises (SME), relying on an independent supply chain. In this context, both industry and the academia have an urgent need to equip themselves of latest knowledge, understanding, tools and techniques developed for design and manufacture for this new paradigm.
|Title of host publication||Research in Interactive Design|
|Subtitle of host publication||Virtual, Interactive and Integrated Product Design and Manufacturing for Industrial Innovation|
|Place of Publication||Paris|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Oct 2010|
- small to medium enterprises