June 2017

BTH PDRL at the 9th CIRP IPSS Conference

In their editorial, Tim McAloone, Daniela Pigosso, Niels Henrik Mortensen and Yoshiki Shimomura remind us that the philosophy behind in Industrial Product Service Systems is to create customer-oriented solutions that function for longer and thus increase resource productivity, minimise resource consumption and enhance the ultimate value-add to the end user.

Exploring Technology with Hyper Island students

The entire Friday was spent in delivering a module in “Exploring Technology” to the Hyper Island media students. It became a day of understanding where technology in product development is moving, and what trends that move alongside. We went deeper into the background of additive manufacturing aka 3D printing, and...

Shaping the research agenda for Service Engineering in the era of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is commonly referred as the 4th Industrial Revolution. Automation and data exchange technologies will trigger profound changes for manufacturing and logistic organizations, and intelligent assistance will give new meaning to employees’ work. Prof. Tobias Larsson and Marco Bertoni took part to the “Service Engineering in the era of Industry 4.0”...