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  • © IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2017. Manufacturing firms are constantly evolving to accommodate new customer requirements as well as emerging technologies, materials, processes and equipment. As a consequence, a broad range of production innovation opportunities arise for manufacturing firms to produce their products in smarter, more flexible, agile and sustainable ways. This paper proposes a strategic planning framework for ¿production innovation¿ and discusses its implications for the evolution of companies-specific production systems and competitive advantages.

Publication date

  • January 1, 2017