Title: Industrial product service systems: a guideline for the development of service-oriented manufacturing enterprise groups

Authors: Pingyu Jiang, Hui Mu

Addresses: State Key Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710049, China. ' State Key Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710049, China

Abstract: On the basis of analysing the changes of product and enterprise organisational structure figures, in this paper, we introduce the conceptual framework of industrial product service systems (iPSS) and their roles for enterprises to promote their manufacturing modes from traditional one to service-oriented one. Furthermore, the fundamental scientific issues and correspondent key enabling technologies are presented in detail. It is pointed out that the iPSS would bring new chances for |Made-in-China| and is also a guideline for China enterprises to develop themselves into new service-oriented manufacturing enterprise groups.

Keywords: industrial product services; product figures; organisational structure; outsourcing; working capacity; service value-added; RFID; radio frequency identification; sensor networks; service-oriented manufacturing; manufacturing enterprise groups; manufacturing services; China.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIMS.2011.039215

International Journal of Internet Manufacturing and Services, 2011 Vol.3 No.1, pp.76 - 85

Published online: 26 Mar 2011 *

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