CEN-CENELEC Workshop Agreement on Zero defect in digital manufacturing technology

The application of Industry 4.0 technological advances along the production process chain is driving a substantial transformation of manufacturing quality management systems. The pervasive presence of sensors in products and processes and the widespread availability of technologies to integrate and transform these data into valuable insights enable the detection and prediction of manufacturing defects with great speed and prediction. 

These advancements make it possible to achieve unprecedented levels of manufacturing quality and enable the production of high quality products in the most efficient way, i.e. achieve the zero defects manufacturing paradigm.


The main objective of this standardization activity is to establish the terminology and definition of concepts associated with digital manufacturing in the context of Industry 4.0, especially including concept of zero defects manufacturing, and to explain how these concepts relate to quality management initiatives.


The Workshop has been proposed by the Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering of the Universitat Politècnica de València, in a joint activity with the Horizon 2020 funded DMP Cluster projects ZDMP, QU4LITY, EFPF and DigiPrime.


The Workshop participants have reached consensus on the final draft CWA on 1st September 2022.


All interested parties are now invited to submit comments on the draft CWA to the Workshop secretary, Mr Yusuf Yilmaz (Yusuf.Yilmaz@din.de), by 14 October 2022


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