Quality Production Improvement - QPI

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The QPI conference has been organized since 2006, when it initiated meetings of science and business. Every year, the conference presents issues of new scientific research as well as the companies' needs for creating new organizational solutions. The objective of the conference QPI is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in production engineering, quality of materials, technology and management. The success and prosperity of the conference is reflected in the high level of the papers received.

The main organizer is the association Quality and Production Managers Association in cooperation with Department of Production Engineering and Safety, Faculty of Management Czestochowa University of Technology and Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers

The proceedings are a compilation of the accepted papers and represent an interesting outcome of the conference. All speakers, authors and participants are a source of knowledge exchange, discussions and cooperation programs. Cooperation is carried out on the line of academic education and enterprises, searching for new solutions for companies and research topics for researchers

Subject areas, suitable for publication, include the following fields:

  • quality of construction materials and products,
  • industry 4.0,
  • identification of areas rising from nonconformities,
  • quality improvement instruments (principles, methods, tools, techniques),
  • quality managementsystems,
  • products quality control,
  • statistical process control and measurement system analysis,
  • visual control and visual management systems,
  • maintenance management,
  • concepts, methods of business management/production/quality (Lean, Six Sigma)
  • organization and management of production, manufacturing system design,
  • improving value streams,
  • cleaner production and sustainable development,
  • integrated product development,
  • instruments for measuring the quality of services,
  • human resource management vs quality improvement.

Robert Ulewicz, Technical University of Czestochowa, (PL)

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Branislav Hadzima, University of Žilina(SK)

Prof. Witold Biały (PL)
Prof. Martina Blašková (SK)
Prof. Tatianá Čorejova (SK)
Prof. Nicoletto Gianni (I)
Prof. Janusz Grabara (PL)
Prof. Otakar Bokůvka (SK)
Prof. Miloš Hitka (SK)
Prof. František Holešovskỳ (CZ)
Prof. Jozef Hrubec (SK)
Prof. Denis Jelačić (HR) Prof.
Prof. Dorota Jelonek (PL)
Prof. Jiří Kliber (CZ)
Prof. Ludvík Kunz (CZ)
Prof. Tomasz Lipiński (PL)
Prof. Ružica R. Nikolić (SRB)
Prof. František Nový (SK)
Prof. Jacek Pietraszek (PL)
Prof. Norbert Radek (PL)
Prof. Anna Šatanova, (SK)
Prof. Jacek Selejdak (PL)
Prof. Michał Szota (PL)
Prof. Augustín Sládek (SK)
Prof. János Takács (H)
Prof. Richard Vlosky (USA)
Atul B. Borade, PhD. (IN)
Juhani Anttila, M.Sc. (FI)

Language Editors
Marlin Dyason (UK),
Agnieszka Pyziak (PL)

Technical Editors
Magdalena Mazur (PL)
Krzysztof Knop (PL)

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