Category Archives: SME-SIM Project

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National Survey Respondents

The Modelling, Simulation and Research Group (MSRG) recently launched a national survey on Irish manufacturing SMEs and obtained an overall response rate of 37.5%. The aim of the survey was to gain insight at a national level of the intricacies of manufacturing in SMEs and to understand various aspects of their business. Specifically insight was

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Are SMEs Simulation-aware?

Business is constantly changing and in today’s fast paced environment SMEs are faced with the task of sourcing new and innovative ways to improve their manufacturing design and operations. Simulation is one such avenue open to SMEs to improve their business and enhance their performance. While mostly utilised by larger companies, simulation can potentially offer

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Manufacturing SME Survey Complete

Our national survey on SME manufacturing in Ireland is now complete and we would like to thank you for taking the time out to complete the survey. We received an incredibly positive response and achieved an overall response rate of 37.5%. The insight gained from your participation is invaluable and is helping us to move

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Simio Workshop at WSC 2013

Simio delivered a half day workshop at the WSC 2013 describing and demonstrating their object orientated simulation software. In a move from traditional object orientated simulation, which requires significant levels of programming skills, Simio presented their software which in contrast utilises the concept of process logic for model development. The Modelling and Simulation Research Group

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First Round SME Survey Complete

The first round of the SME Simulation Survey is now complete. This survey was aimed at understanding, and ultimately helping to improve manufacturing processes in SMEs through the use of simulation. In particular, we have focused on companies throughout Ireland in manufacturing who may be having problems with various aspects of their manufacturing processes or

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SME-SIM Launches in DCU

March 2013 saw the launch of a new and innovative project, SME-SIM in DCU Business School. Funded by Enterprise Ireland, the Modelling and Simulation Research Group are conducting advanced industry-focused research into business simulation techniques which will be of benefit to small to medium manufacturing companies in Ireland and internationally. The research will involve in-depth

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