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Challenges for Industrial Product/Service Systems: Experiences from a learning network of large companies

By E. Sundin, G. Ölundh Sandström, M. Lindahl, A. Öhrwall Rönnbäck, T. Sakao and T. C. Larsson


In Sweden, there are a growing number of manufacturers that are using the approach of industrial product/service systems. This paper explores how manufacturers and university researchers have started a workshop series where important and topical product/service system issues are elucidated. The companies face many challenges in order to achieve a good product/service system business. Many challenges are related to changing different peoples’ mindset within the company and/or with external companies and customers. Having a learning network approach of dealing with these challenges has been perceived as a good manner of tackling the questions raised within the product/service system providing companies.Organised by: Cranfield UniversityMori Seiki – The Machine Tool Compan

Topics: PSS, Integrated Product Service Engineering (IPSE), IPS², Learning networks
Publisher: Cranfield University Press
Year: 2009
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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