• 3D-Printing Technology in Construction: Results from a Survey 

      Olsson, Nils; Shafqat, Ali; Arica, Emrah; Økland, Andreas (Emerald Reach Proceedings Series, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the introduction of 3D-printing of concrete in the construction sector. Design/Methodology/Approach – A survey was conducted to collect professional view on ongoing innovations ...
    • A Handbook for Product development using 3 Dimensional Concurrent Engineering 

      Hajikazemi, Sara; Arica, Emrah; Gran, Erik; Roulet-Dubonett, Olivier; Torvatn, Hans Yngvar (SINTEF Rapport;, Research report, 2018)
      This report is intended as guide for manufacturing enterprises wanting to try 3- Dimensional Product Development for themselves. It is built on experiences from aconcrete Product Development Project, but here the participants ...
    • An Assessment Tool for Digital Enhancement of Operators on the Production Shop Floor 

      Pinzone, Marta; Acerbi, Federica; Arica, Emrah; Oliveira, Manuel Fradinho; Taisch, Marco (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The Operator 4.0 represents a recent paradigm within the transformation potential heralded by Industry 4.0. Since there is a lack of practice-oriented tools, grounded in sound theory, to implement the Operator 4.0 successfully, ...
    • Barriers and Success Factors for Continuous Improvement Efforts in Complex ETO Firms 

      Arica, Emrah; Magerøy, Kristoffer; Lall, Marta Therese (Chapter, 2018)
      This paper focuses on the factors that may influence the implementation of continuous improvement efforts, in an Engineer-to-Order (ETO) manufacturing setting. In general, one-of-a-kind production nature and temporary ...
    • Industry 4.0 in a project context: Introducing 3D printing in construction projects 

      Olsson, Nils; Arica, Emrah; Woods, Ruth; Madrid, Javier Alonso (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      As an example of Industry 4.0 in a project context, 3D printing of concrete has the potential to provide a paradigm shift for construction processes with significant implications for project management. This study investigates ...
    • MES as an Enabler of Lean Manufacturing 

      Perico, Paolo; Arica, Emrah; Powell, Daryl John; Gaiardelli, Paolo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Many firms have adopted Lean Manufacturing as a means of increasing productivity and reducing cost, often by focusing on the implementation of Lean best practices to identify and eliminate waste. This paper explores the ...
    • MES Implementation: Critical Success Factors and Organizational Readiness Model 

      Invernizzi, Daniela; Gaiardelli, Paolo; Arica, Emrah; Powell, Daryl John (Chapter, 2019)
      Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) have evolved to alleviate the drawbacks of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems by providing real-time information exploitation from the shop floor. In parallel with the increasing ...
    • Performance Measurement in Sensorized Sociotechnical Manufacturing Environments 

      Arica, Emrah; Oliveira, Manuel Fradinho; Emmanouilidis, Christos (Chapter, 2018)
      Industry 4.0 entails the digitization of the shopfloor operations combining technologies such as internet of things-enabled sensing, cyber-physical systems, data analytics, augmented reality, and wearable devices and robots ...
    • Requirements for adopting digital B2B platforms for manufacturing capacity finding and sharing 

      Arica, Emrah; Oliveira, Manuel Fradinho (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      This paper discusses the requirements of companies for adopting emerging digital Business-to-Business (B2B) platforms for manufacturing capacity finding and sharing. The requirements of the companies were identified through ...
    • Status and Future of Manufacturing Execution Systems 

      Arica, Emrah; Powell, Daryl (Chapter, 2017)
      This paper proposes a taxonomy for characterizing manufacturing execution systems and discusses how they can benefit from the recent Developments of Industry 4.0. The study is based on a literature review. The taxonomy ...
    • Tactical and Operational Issues in a Hybrid MTO-MTS Production Environment: The Case of Food Production 

      Romsdal, Anita; Arica, Emrah; Strandhagen, Jan Ola; Dreyer, Heidi Carin (Chapter, 2013)
      Hybrid production environments that combine MTO and MTS strategies have emerged to enable production systems to better respond to changes in consumer and market demand. This paper discusses some of the tactical and operational ...
    • Task-Technology Fit in Manufacturing: Examining Human-Machine Symbiosis Through a Configurational Approach 

      Mikalef, Patrick; Torvatn, Hans Yngvar; Arica, Emrah (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      With the last few years seeing an increased introduction of technological innovations in factories, one of the most pressing issues is how these technologies can be deployed to optimally support the activities of professionals ...