Automotive Industry CIME

AICIME - 7528

Keywords CIME system implementation, SMEs, multi-vendor environments, multi-site operations, automotive industry, technology transfer, Portugal

Start Date: To be announced / Duration: 8 months

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The AICIME action addresses the problem of CIME implementation in four Portuguese SMEs which are potential automotive component suppliers of Auto-Europa, the Ford/Volkswagen consortium. The results of this pilot could be extended to other companies and other sectors of Portuguese industry. The introduction of CIME technologies into Portuguese suppliers of automotive components will enable them not only to act as local suppliers to the new Ford-Volkswagen plant but will also position them to act as credible and qualified suppliers to other supply chains in the European automotive sector.

The objectives are to:

The approach will be to:

The AICIME action is fully in line with the objectives of the PITIE subprogram of PEDIP, and will be co-funded by IAPMEI (the department of the Portuguese Ministry of Industry responsible for the support of SMEs).


Dr A. De Oliveira
Rua Pedro ivo no. 12A
P - 1700 Lisboa
tel: + 351/ 1-848-1931
fax: + 351/ 1-809-928



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AICIME - 7528, December 1993

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