Lars Medbo

Docent at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Supply and Operations Management

Lars Medbo is a Associate Professor at the Division of Supply and Operations Management. His research focuses on materials supply systems, materials handling and production flows in production system design. The work has resulted in development of new materials feeding techniques, layouts, materials flow structures and work structuring principles implemented in the Swedish automotive industry.Lars Medbo is supervising PhD students, teaching at masters courses and at continuing and professional studies courses

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2017–2018

Framväxande digitala teknikers tillämpbarhet som plockstöd inom materialhantering

Lars Medbo Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2016–2018

AKTA - Automation of Kitting, Transport and Assembly

Robin Hanson Supply and Operations Management
Åsa Fasth Berglund Production Systems
Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
Lars Medbo Supply and Operations Management
Yasmeen Jaghbeer Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2012–2018

Sustainable supply chain planning strategies

Patrik Jonsson Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Logistics & Transportation
Paulina Myrelid Logistics & Transportation
Carl Wänström Logistics & Transportation
Arni Halldorsson Logistics & Transportation
Jan Holmström Supply and Operations Management
Lars Medbo Supply and Operations Management
Logistik- och transport stiftelsen LTS
VINNOVA

2013–2014

Implementering av ny lastbärare i ett befintligt tekniskt system

Kajsa Hulthén Industrial Marketing
Dan Andersson Logistics & Transportation
Lars Medbo Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2014–2017

Utformning av processer för effektiv materialkonfigurering

Lars Medbo Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
Patrik Fager Supply and Operations Management
Robin Hanson Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2011–2012

Den nya svenska produktionsmodellen

Lars Medbo Logistics & Transportation
Mats Johansson Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2011–2013

Produktionslyftet

Lars Medbo Supply and Operations Management
Peter Olsson Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

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Publications

2017

Time efficiency and physical workload in manual picking from large containers

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo, Majeed Assaf et al
International Journal of Production Research
Journal article
2017

Manual picking from flat and tilted pallet containers

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo, Cecilia Berlin et al
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, p. 1-13
Journal article
2016

Performance effects of using external warehouses in materials supply to assembly

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
2016

Manual Picking from Large Containers – Time Efficiency and Physical Workload

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo, Patrik Jukic et al
IFAC-PapersOnLine. Vol. 49 (12), p. 1703-1708
Paper in proceedings
2016

Aspects influencing man-hour efficiency of kit preparation for mixed-model assembly

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo
Procedia CIRP. 6th CIRP Conference on Assembly Technologies and Systems, CATS 2016; Gothenburg; Sweden; 16 May 2016 through 18 May 2016. Vol. 44, p. 353-358
Paper in proceedings
2015

A structured procedure for materials planning during production transfer

Anna M K Fredriksson, Carl Wänström, Mats Johansson et al
Production Planning and Control. Vol. 26 (9), p. 738-752
Journal article
2015

Order batching and time efficiency in kit preparation

Robin Hanson, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Assembly Automation. Vol. 35 (1), p. 143-148
Journal article
2014

The Same Problem, the Same Approach to Solve and the Different Target for Solution – Toyota and Volvo Uddevalla

Hikari Nohara, Uich Asao, Eishi Fujita et al
Conference contribution
2014

Kit preparation using batching – quantitative results from two experiments

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson
Paper in proceedings
2014

Assuring materials availability during the production transfer process – Critical characteristics of the materials planning environment

Anna M K Fredriksson, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 25 (3), p. 310-333
Journal article
2014

Quality problems in materials kit preparation

Patrik Fager, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2013

Implementation of Lean in SME, experiences from a Swedish national program

Lars Medbo, Dan Carlsson
International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management. Vol. 4 (4), p. 221-227
Journal article
2013

Assembly Systems and Work in the Swedish Automotive Industry

Bo Blomquist, Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson et al
Nordic Lights. Work, Management, and Welfare in Scandinavia, p. 225-254
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2013

Trajectories for successful lean transformations: Case studies of four Swedish SMEs

Lars Medbo, Dan Carlsson, Peter Olsson et al
Proceedings of 1st International Scientific Conference on Lean Technologies: Lean Tech 12. Vol. 1 (1), p. 240-
Paper in proceedings
2013

In-plant materials supply by kitting – location of kit preparation

Robin Hanson, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management
Journal article
2012

Assembly station design: A quantitative comparison of the effects of kitting and continuous supply

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo, Per Medbo
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 23 (3), p. 315-327
Journal article
2012

Implementation of Lean in SME, experiences from a Swedish national program

Lars Medbo, Dan Carlsson, Björn Stenvall et al
Proceedings of 1st International Scientific Conference on Lean Technologies: Lean Tech 12, September 13-14, Novi Sad, Serbia. Vol. 1 (1), p. 1-9
Conference contribution
2012

Materials planning activities during production transfer and start-up

Anna M K Fredriksson, Carl Wänström, Mats Johansson et al
Paper in proceedings
2012

Manufacturing flexibility and Materials Supply Systems

Mats Johansson, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2012

Designing a pull oriented material planning system - human, technical and organizational considerations

Sara Kilicaslan, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2012

Swedish Production System (SwePS) – ett kompetenslyft för fordonsindustrin inom Lean Produktion

Ulrika Ny Harlin, Per Gullander, Björn Langbeck et al
Proceedings from VINNOVA conference on "Lean och innovationsförmåga – hinder, möjligheter och kunskapsluckor", p. 10-
Conference contribution
2012

Kitting and time efficiency in manual assembly

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 50 (4), p. 1115-1125
Journal article
2011

Describing and assessing performance in material flows in supply chains: a case study in the Swedish automotive industry.

Christian Finnsgård, Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson
Proceedings from the 4th INternational Swedish Production Symposium, p. 329-338
Paper in proceedings
2011

Impact of materials exposure on assembly workstation performance

Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo et al
International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 49 (24), p. 7253-7274
Journal article
2011

Materials flow mapping: a tool for describing and assessing performance of material flows in supply chains

Christian Finnsgård, Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Location of kit preparation – Impact on in - plant materials supply performance

Robin Hanson, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management. Vol. 2 (4), p. 123-129
Journal article
2011

Impact of materials exposure on assembly workstation performance

Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo et al
International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 49 (24), p. 7253-7274
Journal article
2010

Ergonomic and technical aspects in the redesign of material supply systems: Big boxes vs. narrow bins

Patrick Neumann, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. Vol. 40 (5), p. 541-548
Journal article
2010

The impact of outsourcing on materials planning

Anna M K Fredriksson, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2009

The impact of materials feeding design on assembly process performance

Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 20 (1), p. 30 - 51
Journal article
2009

Kitting and time efficiency in manual assembly

Robin Hanson, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2009

Requirements in the value stream - Between materials supply- and assembly processes

Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2009

Slutrapport för projektet Swedish Production System (SwePS) inom VINNOVAs forskningsprogram MERA

Johan Svenningstorp, Lena Moestam-Ahlström, Lars Medbo et al
Report
2009

Requirements in the value stream - Between materials supply- and assembly processes

Christian Finnsgård, Carl Wänström, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2008

The impact of materials exposure on the conditions at the workstation

Christian Finnsgård, Lars Medbo, Carl Wänström et al
Paper in proceedings
2008

Alternativ montering

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Chukyo Keiei Kenkyu (academic japanese journal). Vol. 18 (1), p. 73 - 153
Journal article
2008

A Production System Assessment Approach within Swedish Automotive Industry

Ulrika Ny Harlin, Lena Moestam Ahlström, Lars Medbo et al
Paper in proceedings
2008

The impact of materials exposure on the conditions at the workstation

Christian Finnsgård, Lars Medbo, Carl Wänström et al
Paper in proceedings
2007

Time - A key issue for musculoskeletal health and manufacturing

R. Wells, S. E. Mathiassen, Lars Medbo et al
Applied Ergonomics. Vol. 38 (6), p. 733-744
Journal article
2007

Factors and motives in outsourcing decisions

Anna M K Fredriksson, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
2006

Outsourcing decisions in eight Swedish manufacturing and engineering companies

Anna M K Fredriksson, Lars Medbo
PLANs Forsknings- och tillämpningskonferens 2006 - Effektivitet och samverkan i försörjningskedjor, p. 141-156
Conference contribution
2006

Production System Design Elements Influencing Productivity and Ergonomics - A Case Study of Parallel and Serial Flow Strategies

W. P. Neumann, Jörgen Winkel, R Magneberg et al
International Journal of Operation & Production Management. Vol. 26 (8), p. 904-923
Journal article
2005

Alternativ montering – Principer och erfarenheter från fordonsindustrin

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Book
2005

Utvärdering av Volvo Lastvagnars monteringsfabrik för hyttillverkning i Umeå

Bo Blomquist, Tomas Engström, Edberg Kerstin et al
Preprint
2005

Japanska förpackningar ger flexibilitet

Lars Medbo
Transport och hantering (9), p. 12-
Magazine article
2005

Materialfasader och förpackningar vid manuell montering i japansk och svensk fordonsindustri

K. U. Edberg, P Neumann, Lars Medbo
Kvalitet och effektivitet i hela försörjningskedjan, Proceedings of PLANs forsknings- och tillämpningskonferens 2005, Borås, Ekwall, D., ed., Högskolan i Borås and PLAN Föreningen för produktionslogistik, p. 73-94
Conference contribution
2004

Perspectives on Changes in the Swedish Model for Work Life Development

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
2004

Some Considerations Relating to the Reintroduction of Assembly Lines in Swedish Automotive Industry

Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo, Tomas Engström
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 24 (8), p. 754 - 772
Journal article
2004

On the use of Product Data in the Design of the Materials Supply System

Eva Johansson, Lars Medbo
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 15 (7), p. 641-650
Journal article
2003

Computer visualization and participatory ergonomics as methods in workplace design

A. Sundin, Lars Medbo
Human Factors and Ergonomics In Manufacturing. Vol. 13 (1), p. 1-17
Journal article
2003

Primary and Secondary Effects of Using a Parallel Product Flow Assembly System Designs: The Reversing Trajectory of Assembly System Design

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
One World One View of OM: The Challenges of Integrating Research & Practice, proceedings of the First Joint International Conference of EUROMA and POMS/ Spina, G., Vinelli, A., Cagliano, R., Kalchschmidt, M., Romano, P. and Salvador, F., eds., University of Padova, Cernobbio, Italy, 16-18 June 2003,. Vol. 2, p. 581 - 590
Conference contribution
2003

Parallelliserade produktionssystem - Historia eller framtid?

Lars Medbo
Bättre produktivitet : tidning för regionalföreningar inom SPRF och PLAN : med plan-nytt (1), p. 10-12
Magazine article
2003

Ergonomics and productivity consequences in adopting a line-based production system

W. P. Neumann, J Winkel, R. Magneberg et al
Conference contribution
2003

Parallel Production System – History or future?

Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
2003

The information gap between design engineering and materials supply system design

Eva Johansson, Lars Medbo, Mats Johansson
Conference contribution
2003

Assembly Work Execution and Materials Kit Functionality in Parallel Flow Assembly Systems

Lars Medbo
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. Vol. 31 (4), p. 263-281
Journal article
2002

The Change of Principles for Structuring Assembly Work. A suggestion based on the experiences of Volvo Uddevalla plant

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
I E Review. Vol. 41 (3), p. 77 - 84
Journal article
2002

Sammanhållen informationsmodell för inbyggda system

D Andersson, Karl Hallin, J Hörnstein et al
Report
2002

A case study of a principally new way of materials kitting — an evaluation of time consumption and physical workload

M. Christmansson, Lars Medbo, G.-Å. Hansson et al
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. Vol. 30 (1), p. 49-65
Journal article
2002

An article in Japanese which we cannot possible understand

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Other
2002

A Method for Evaluation of Manual Work Using Synchronised Video Recordings and Physiological Measurements

Mikael Forsman, Gert-Åke Hansson, Lars Medbo et al
Applied Ergonomics. Vol. 33 (6), p. 533 - 540
Journal article
2002

Assembly Work Structuring Based on Restructuring and Transformation of Product Information

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Journal of Humanities and social sciences, Nagoya City University; Nagoya (translated into japanese). Vol. 12, p. 279 - 309
Magazine article
2001

The Interface Between Production System Design and Individual Mechanical Exposure

Nils. F. Pettersson, Zandin Kjell, S.-E. Mathiassen et al
Maynard’s Industrial Engineering Handbook’, 5th Edition, Zandin, K., ed., p. 6.99-6.109
Edited book
2001

Time as a key issue for enhanced cooperation between engineering and ergonomics

R Wells, S-E Mathiassen, Lars Medbo et al
Fourth International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS), September 30-October 04, p. 238-
Paper in proceedings
2001

Principer och metoder för information- och arbetsstrukturering”

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Användarperspektivet. Strategier för att förstärka samspel mellan användare och utvecklare, Olsson, B (ed.), Sveriges Innovationsmyndighet, VINNOVA, Vinnova rapporter Vr 2001:18,, p. 37 - 44
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2001

Assembly system design utilising reformed product descriptions

Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
2001

Illuminating and Analysing the Performance of the Defunct Volvo Uddevalla plant

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
2000

The Method of Successive Assembly System Design: Six cases studies within the Swedish automotive industry

Tomas Engström, A Gunarsekaran, Dan Jonsson et al
Agile Manufacturing: 21st Century Manufacturing Strategy, Gunarsekaran A. (ed.), Elsevier Science Publishers, p. 621-642
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
2000

Kompetens och lärande i arbetet - ett projekt vid Volvo Bussar AB, Boråsfabriken

Marita Christmansson, Anders Edström, Lars Medbo et al
Report
2000

Process Oriented Ergonomics – The Ergonomics of the Future? A case study of integrated ergonomics within an engine assembly plant

Tomas Engström, L. Hanson, Lars Medbo
Paper presented and published in IEA 2000 Congress, Proceedings. San Diego.. Vol. 5, p. 328-331
Conference contribution
1999

Evaluation of Manual Work by Synchronising Video-recordings and Physiological Measurements

Mikael Forsman, Tomas Engström, Gert-Åke Hansson et al
Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Production Research, ICPR – 15 Manufacturing for a Global Market. Hillery M. and Lewis H. L. (eds.), Limerick, Ireland, p. 989 - 992
Conference contribution
1999

Developments in Assembly System Design: The Volvo Experience

Tomas Engström, Yannic Lung, Dan Jonsson et al
Coping with Variety: Flexible Production Systems for Product Variety in the Automobile Industry; Lung, Y., Chanaron, J. J., Fujimoto, T. and Raff, D. (eds.); Ashgate, Aldershot, p. 192 - 223
Edited book
1999

Implications of Product Architecture and Product Description on External and Internal Materials Subsystems

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
1999

Den monteringsrelaterade produktbeskrivningen – En förutsättning för effektiv montering

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Designjournalen. Vol. 6 (1), p. 42 - 49
Magazine article
1998

The Volvo Uddevalla Plant and Interpretations of Industrial Design Processes

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Integrated Manufacturing Systems. Vol. 9 (5), p. 279 - 295
Journal article
1997

Is it Possible to Take Advantage of the Product Structure to Improve Shop Floor Ergonomics? Work characteristics of collective working in long cycle time assembly systems

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
From experiences to Innovation IEA97, Proceedings of the 13th Trennial Congress of the International Ergonomcis Association, Seppälä, P., Luopajärvi, T., Nygård, C.-H. and Mattila, M. (eds.), Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Tampere, Finland,. Vol. 1, p. 573 - 575
Conference contribution
1997

Efficiency in order picking and kitting systems

Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Paper in proceedings
1997

Automotive Industry

Tomas Engström, Dag Brune, Dan Jonsson et al
The Workplace – Major industries and occupations, Vol. 2, Brune, D., Gerhardsson, G., Crockford, G. W. and Norbäck, D. (eds.), International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS), International Labour Office Geneva, Scandinavian Science Publisher, Oslo,, p. 548-565
Chapter in monograph, book - peer reviewed
1997

Empirical Analysis and Assessment of Automotive Assembly Work: An analyse procedure for work efficiency and ergonomic aspects

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
From experiences to Innovation IEA97, Proceedings of the 13th Trennial Congress of the International Ergonomcis Association, Seppälä, P., Luopajärvi, T., Nygård, C.-H. and Mattila, M. (eds.), Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Tampere, Finland,, p. 171 - 193
Conference contribution
1997

Finns det möjligheter att integrera ergonomiska aspekter vid utformningen av produktionssystem genom ett tvär- och mångvetenskapligt samarbete?

Tomas Engström, Jan Johansson Hanse, Lars Medbo
Arbete Människa Miljö & Nordisk Ergonomi. Vol. 4, p. 212 - 220
Magazine article
1997

Work and Work Place Design Using Empirical Shoop Floor Information and Virtual Reality Techniques

Davies Roy, Lars Medbo, Tomas Engström et al
From experiences to Innovation IEA97, Proceedings of the 13th Trennial Congress of the International Ergonomcis Association, Seppälä, P., Luopajärvi, T., Nygård, C.-H. and Mattila, M. (eds.), Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Tampere, Finland, p. 25 - 27
Conference contribution
1997

A Swedish Industrial Research Program “Co-operative for Optimization of Industrial Production Systems Regarding Productivity and Ergonomics COPE". Presentation of the first case study.

Jörgen Winkel, Tomas Engström, Mikael Forsman et al
Presentation of the first case study”. Experiences to Innovation IEA97, Proceedings of the 13th Trennial Congress of the International Ergonomcis Association, Seppälä, P., Luopajärvi, T., Nygård, C.-H. and Mattila, M. (eds.), Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Tampere, Finland, p. 573 - 775
Conference contribution
1997

Production Models and Social Contexts

Dan Jonsson, Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Business and Work Opportunities Trough Technology Management, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Management of Technology – MOT97, Vol. 1, Mueller, H., Persson, J.-G. and Lumsden, K. (eds.), the Swedish Society of Mechanical Engineers, Naval Architects and Aeronautical Engineers, Gothenburg,, p. 274 - 283
Conference contribution
1997

Successive Assembly System Design Based on disassembly of Products

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
The Creation of Prosperity, Business and Work Opportunities Through Technology Management, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Management of Technology – MOT97, Vol. 1, Mueller, H., Persson, J.-G. and Lumsden, K. R. (eds.), the Swedish Society of Mechanical Engineers, Naval Architects and Aeronautical Engineers, Gothenburg, Sweden, p. 264 - 273
Conference contribution
1996

Production Model Discourse and Experiences from the Swedish Automotive Industry

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 16 (2), p. 141 - 158
Journal article
1995

Production System Design – A brief summarisation of some Swedish efforts

Tomas Engström, Åke Sandberg, Lars Medbo
Perspectives on Volvo´s Uddevalla plant as an alternative to Lean production, Sandberg, Å. (ed.), Avebury, Aldershot,, p. 61 - 73
Edited book
1995

Kalmar, Uddevalla and Beyond: Volvos factories of the future

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
1995

Inter-Relation Between Product Variant Codification and Assembly Work for Flexible Manufacturing in Autonomous Group

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Per Medbo et al
Journal of Materials Processing Technology. Vol. 52, p. 133 - 140
Journal article
1995

Empirical Evaluation of the Reformed Assembly Work at the Volvo Uddevalla Plant. Psychosocial effects and performance aspects

Tomas Engström, Jan Johansson Hanse, Dan Jonsson et al
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (16), p. 293-308
Journal article
1994

Intra–group Work Patterns in Final Assembly of Motor Vehicles

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Operations & Production Management. Vol. 14 (3), p. 101 - 113
Journal article
1994

Finns det en vidareutveckling av Volvos Uddevallafabrik?

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Proceedings of Nordiska Ergonomisällskapets Årskonferens, Palmerud, G. (ed.), the Ergonomic Society of Sweden and Lindholmen Utveckling AB, Stenungsund,, p. 166 - 169
Conference contribution
1994

A methodology for evaluation of order picking systems as a base for system design and managerial decisions

Henrik Brynzér, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 14 (3), p. 126-139
Journal article
1994

Extended Work Cycle Assembly - A crucial learning experience

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo, Dan Jonsson
The International journal of human factors in manufacturing. Vol. 4 (3), p. 293-303
Journal article
1994

Development of Assembly Competence in Parallelized Flow Assembly Systems

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management – IV, Proceedings of 4th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management – ODAM, Stockholm, Bradley, G. E. and Henrick, H. W. (eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam, p. 225 - 260
Conference contribution
1994

Produktionssystem som tar människan till utgångspunkt vid förnyelse av teknik

Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström, Bertil Johansson et al
Nordisk Ergonomi i forskning och praksis (3), p. 2 - 7
Magazine article
1993

An Assembly-Oriented Product Description System as a Precondition for Efficient Manufacturing with Long Cycle Time Work

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo, Dan Jonsson
Productivity & Quality Management Frontiers – IV, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Productivity & Quality Research, Miami, Vol. 2, Suthmanth, D. J., Edosomwan, J. A., Poupart, R. and Sink, D. S. (eds.), Industrial Engineering and Management Press, Norcross, Georgia (453 – 462)
Paper in proceedings
1993

Produktionssystem som tar människan till utgångspunkt vid förnyelse av teknik

Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström, Mats Johansson et al
Nordisk Ergonomi i forskning och praksis (3), p. 2-7
Magazine article
1993

Some Important Principles and Findings Concerning Long Cycle Time Assembly Work

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
ISATA in Pursuit of Technical Excellence Proceedings, 26th International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation, Aachen, p. 111 - 117
Conference contribution
1993

Intra–group Work Patterns in Final Assembly of Motor Vehicles

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Proceedings of the 4th International Production Management Conference on Management and New Production Systems, the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) and the London Business School, London. Vol. 233 – 243
Conference contribution
1993

A Methodology for Design and Evaluation of Picking Systems

Henrik Brynzér, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Management and New Production Systems, Proceedings of the 4th International Production Management Conference, London, April 1993, p. 139-152
Conference contribution
1993

Design Criteria and Production Principles for Parallelized Flow Assembly Work”

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
1993

Naturally Grouped Assembly Work and New Product Structures

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 7 (4/5), p. 302 - 313
Journal article
1993

Method Aspects on Multi–level Interactive Work Process Mapping

Henrik Brynzér, Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety V, Proceedings of the Annual International Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Conference, Copenhagen, Nielsen, R. and Jørgensen, K. (eds.), Taylor & Francis, London, p. 293 - 299
Conference contribution
1993

Evaluation Methods for Assembly Work and Product Design in Radically Different Production Systems: Results from case studies and action research in Swedish industry

Tomas Engström, Anders Lundberg, Lars Medbo
Productivity & Quality Management Frontiers – IV, Proceedings 4th Int. Conference on Productivity & Quality Research, Miami; Suthmanth, D. J., Edosomwan, J. A., Poupart, R. and Sink, D. S. (eds.), Industrial Engineering and Management Press, Norcross, Georgia. Vol. 2, p. 333 - 342
Paper in proceedings
1993

Reforming the Product Variant Codification to Support a Holistic Perception of Product and Work Processes in Motor Vehicle Assembly”

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo et al
Production Research 1993, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR12), Lapeenranta, Orpana, V. and Lukka, A. (eds.), Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 441 - 462
Conference contribution
1992

Principles and Promises of Reflective Production

Tomas Engström, Dan Jonsson, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
1992

Preconditions for Long Cycle Time Assembly and Its Management – Some Findings

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 12 (7/8), p. 134-146
Journal article
1992

Reflective Production in the Final Assembly of Motor Vehicles - An Emerging Swedish Challenge

Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström, Mats Johansson et al
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 12 (7/8), p. 117-133
Journal article
1992

Produktionsteknisk dimension i förändring av monteringsarbete. Nordisk Ergonomi i Forskning och Praktik

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Nordisk Ergonomi i Forskning och Praktik. Nordiska Ergonomisällskapet (4), p. 4 - 5
Magazine article
1992

Preconditions for Long Cycle Time Assembly and Its Management – Some Findings

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 12 (7/8), p. 134-146
Journal article
1992

Produktionsteknisk dimension i förändring av monteringsarbete. Nordisk Ergonomi i Forskning och Praktik

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Nordisk Ergonomi i Forskning och Praktik. Nordiska Ergonomisällskapet (4), p. 4 - 5
Magazine article
1992

A Methodology for the Design and Evaluation of Picking Systems

Henrik Brynzér, Mats Johansson, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
1992

Material Flow Patterns, Product Variants and Long Cycle Time Assembly

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Conference contribution
1992

Design Analysis by Means of Axonometric Hand–drawn Illustrations

Tomas Engström, Mikael Hedin, Lars Medbo
Proceedings of International Product Development Management Conference on New Approach to Development and Engineering, the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), the Gothenburg Center for Work Science and International Center for Research on the Management of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brussels., p. 147 - 157
Conference contribution
1992

Materialflödesmönster och effektivitet vid serieproduktion – Förutsättningar för utveckling av det svenska monteringsarbetet

Tomas Engström, Johansson Bertil, Lars Medbo
Arbete människa miljö (4), p. 197 - 208
Magazine article
1992

The Possibilities of Lean Production – A comparison between different product flow concepts in the automotive industry”

Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström, Mats Johansson et al
Management and New Production Systems, Proceedings of the 3rd International Production Management Conference on Management and New Production Systems, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) and University of Göteborg, Department of Psychology, Göteborg, p. 31 - 36
Conference contribution
1992

Reflektiv produktion – Industriell verksamhet i förnyelse

Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström, Johansson Bertil et al
Book
1991

Management and Preconditions for Long Cycle Time Assembly: Some Findings

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Proceedings of the 3rd International Production Management Conference on Management and New Production Systems, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) and University of Göteborg, Department of Psychology, Göteborg, p. 31 - 36
Conference contribution
1991

Consequences for Final Assembly, Pre-production and Design of Natural Grouped Assembly Work and Materials Handling – Methods and Experience

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Achieving the Competitive Edge – Getting Ahead Trough Technology and People, Proceedings of the OMA-UK Sixth International Conference, Birmingham, Bennet, D. and Lewis, C. (eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, p. 142 - 147
Conference contribution
1990

Naturligt grupperat arbete vid Volvo Lastvagnar – Slutrapport

D Danhäll, Tomas Engström, Mikael Hedin et al
Report
1990

Ombyggnad Torslanda

Bertil Ahlsén, K Dahlström, Tomas Engström et al
Report
1990

Material Flow Analysis, Sociotechnology and Natural Grouped Assembly Work for Automobiles and Trucks

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Research and Development in Work and Technology, Proceedings of a European Workshop, Dortmund, Porsnschlegel, H. (ed.), Physica Verlag, Heidelberg,, p. 219 - 242
Paper in proceedings
1989

Naturligt grupperat arbete vid Volvo Lastvagnar – Förstudie

Tomas Engström, Mikael Hedin, Lars Medbo et al
Report
1989

Naturligt grupperat arbete vid Volvo Lastvagnar – Delrapport 1

D Danhäll, Tomas Engström, Mikael Hedin et al
Report
1989

Naturligt grupperat arbete vid Volvo Lastvagnar – Delrapport 2

D Danhäll, Tomas Engström, Mikael Hedin et al
Report
1988

Illustrationer av funktionella grupper och monteringsfaser

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo
Report
1988

Monteringsanvisningar för naturligt grupperat arbete

Tomas Engström, Lars Medbo, Klas Thunberg
Report
1984

Effektiv småbåtsproduktion. Delrapport

Tomas Engström, Ulf Karlsson, Anders Lundberg et al
Report
1984

Effektiv småbåtsproduktion Slutrapport

Tomas Engström, Ulf Karlsson, Anders Lundberg et al
Report