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The Process of Implementing Industrial Robots in Spanish Industry

Julio Jimenez (University of Zaragoza, Spain)
Angel Martinez (University of Zaragoza, Spain)
Luis Navarro (University of Zaragoza, Spain)
Yolanda Polo (University of Zaragoza, Spain)
Luis Tomas (University of Zaragoza, Spain)

International Journal of Operations & Production Management

ISSN: 0144-3577

Article publication date: 1 May 1992

Abstract

Studies the process of implementing industrial robots in Spanish industry. Most of the firms surveyed already had experience of automation and used the first robot to gain experience of this new technology. The training and integration of staff in the project, the firm′s technology level and support from top management were found to be the factors which have the most influence on producing positive results when robots are introduced.

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Jimenez, J., Martinez, A., Navarro, L., Polo, Y. and Tomas, L. (1992), "The Process of Implementing Industrial Robots in Spanish Industry", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 12 No. 5, pp. 21-38. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443579210011408

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