Automatization and Robotisation as a Lever for Process and Product Quality in SME

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The current situation in the growing European market, facing global competition and the world economic crisis and the pressure for minimum cost are forcing the Small and Medium Enterprises to act in order to increase their competitiveness. One possibility challenge this is to enhance the quality of the production process. This allows the production of high-quality products while keeping production costs at a reasonable and competitive level. This shall allow the companies to not only maintain the demanding market, but also contribute to their development and to build lasting relationships with customers.This article presents the results of the Q4SME project which aim was the preparation of the training courses tailored especially to meet the specific needs of production SMEs in terms to increase their competitiveness and to improve the production process quality.

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Solid State Phenomena (Volumes 220-221)

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Algirdas V. Valiulis, Olegas Černašėjus and Vadim Mokšin

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1001-1007

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M. Smater and J. Zieliński, "Automatization and Robotisation as a Lever for Process and Product Quality in SME", Solid State Phenomena, Vols. 220-221, pp. 1001-1007, 2015

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January 2015

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