Technology management in textile mills through optimization

Iskender M. A., Becerir B.

3rd International Conference on the Management of Technological Changes, Chania, Greece, 29 - 30 August 2003, pp.233-239 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Chania
  • Country: Greece
  • Page Numbers: pp.233-239
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Decision - making is an important part of technology management in the textile industry because of the quickly changing consumer demands. Optimization can be considered as one of the major quantitative tools in decision - making. Many problems are associated in the design, operation and productivity of textile mills under the force of increasing competition. These can be resolved only by applying optimization procedures. Optimization can take place at many levels and in many procedures in a textile company from the material supply to the delivery of the goods to the customer. Optimization problems can be found in management, in operations or in equipment A coordination of these levels is necessary for the technological management in the mill.