Reference Models for Mass Customisation Production of High Fashionable Products: Application to the Shoe Manufacturing Domain

  • Yves Ducq
  • Bruno Vallespir
Part of the IFIP – The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 257)

In order to face the competitors with low cost of human resources, one solution consists for industrial enterprises to evolve from mass production to mass customisation. In this kind of system, the product is customised for each customer in order to answer his requirements at the best. In this frame, several European shoe enterprises have decided to evolve towards mass customisation in order to offer customised shoes with an industrial way of working. In order to help them in this task and to derive research results, a European project has been set up: the Euroshoe project (“Development of the processes and implementation of management tools for the Extended User Oriented Shoe Enterprise” - GRD12000 - 25761). The objective of this paper is to present how the enterprise modelling techniques were used in the project in order to identify the existing running of shoe companies and to define reference models for the future running of these mass customisation manufacturing systems.


Mass Customisation Product Configuration Enterprise Modelling Functional View Future Running 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yves Ducq
    • 1
  • Bruno Vallespir
    • 1
  1. 1.LAPS/GRAI University Bordeaux 1ENSEIRBcours de la libérationFrance

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