Reviewing Digital Manufacturing concept in the Industry 4.0 paradigm
Paper i proceeding, 2019

Digitalization of manufacturing is once again on the industry application research agenda and Digital Manufacturing plays a fundamental role in this process. However, there is a lack of commonality in the literature about the purpose of Digital Manufacturing. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the concept and application domain of Digital Manufacturing considering the increasingly established Industry 4.0 paradigm. Based on a content analysis concepts are framed, and new technological characteristics identified. The paper contributes to a better understanding of the future challenges that companies face by positioning Digital Manufacturing conceptually and delimiting its application domain.

Digital Factory

Industry 4.0

Smart Manufacturing

Digital Manufacturing

Manufacturing life cycle


Elias Hans Dener Ribeiro da Silva

Syddansk Universitet

Ana Carolina Shinohara

Pontifical Catholic Univeristy of Parana

Edson Pinheiro de Lima

Pontifical Catholic Univeristy of Parana

Jannis Angelis

Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH)

Carla Gonçalves Machado

Chalmers, Teknikens ekonomi och organisation, Supply and Operations Management

Procedia CIRP

22128271 (ISSN)

Vol. 81 240-245

52nd CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems (CMS)
Ljubljana, Slovenia,

SMART PM - Sustainable Manufacturing by Automated Real-Time Performance Management

VINNOVA, 2018-04-20 -- 2020-12-20.


Produktionsteknik, arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi

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