By Rajkumar Roy, John Ahmet Erkoyuncu (auth.), Jürgen Hesselbach, Christoph Herrmann (eds.)
After the IPS² meetings in Cranfield and Linköping in 2009 and 2010 the third CIRP overseas convention on business Product provider structures (IPS²) 2011 happens in Braunschweig, Germany. IPS² itself is outlined as “an built-in business product and repair providing that can provide price in use”. the shoppers count on complete strategies, that are tailored to their person wishes. IPS² deals the chance to stick out from pageant and for long term client loyalty. fairly in occasions of financial trouble it turns into obvious which generating businesses comprehend to meet the wishes and requisites in their buyers. in particular during this rather new area IPS² it is crucial to maintain music of the entire context and to hunt cooperation with different learn fields and disciplines. The third CIRP overseas convention on business Product carrier structures (IPS²) 2011 serves as a platform for such collaborations and the dialogue of latest medical ideas.