International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing (COMA 19) Proceedings
CITATION: Dimitrov, D., Hagedorn-Hansen, D. & Von Leipzig, K. 2019. Conference Proceedings - International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing, COMA19, presented at Stellenbosch Univerisy, January 30 - February 1 2019, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
THEME: Knowledge Valorisation in the Age of Digitalization
The original publication is available at https://conferences.sun.ac.za/index.php/COMA19/coma19
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Welcome to this seventh International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing hosted by the University of Stellenbosch and organised by the Department of Industrial Engineering. The main objective of COMA ’19, the International Conference on Competitive Manufacturing is to present recent developments, research results and industrial experience accelerating improvement of competitiveness in the field of manufacturing. The 90 papers and presentations invited or selected to be delivered at the Conference, deal with wide aspects related to product design and realisation, production technologies and systems, operations management as well as enterprise design and integration. The worldwide participation and range of topics covered indicate that the Conference is truly a significant meeting of people striving similar aims. The event is an additional opportunity for communication between paper authors and attendees, which undoubtedly will serve as a further step towards exciting developments in the future. It also provides ample opportunities to further exploit international collaboration.