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Production Engineering Archives

The Journal of "Production Engineering Archives" has been published by the Publishing Office of Quality and Production Managers Association since 2013 as a quarterly. It is an international peer-reviewed, open access journal published four times per year only in the English language. It is published both in printed and electronic versions.

The works papers which are published in the PEA Journal are devoted to production engineering, quality of materials and technology. The PEA journal accepts review articles, original scientific articles, short communications, case studies. All articles published in Production Engineering Archives are permanently free for everyone to read and download. The journal is on the list of scientific journals of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Presently (since 2013) each paper is awarded with 5 points (the list B, pos. 2039).

The Journal "Production Engineering Archives" is the international platform of the scientific exchange within the theory of the production engineering systems organizing, management and functioning theory. The area of interest focuses on the following systems: production, quality, total productive maintenance, materials engineering, environmental protection, occupational health and safety, human resources management including elements of innovation and continuous improvement. Published works include technical, economic and social issues. The articles are published in English. Each manuscript submitted for publication in the PEA journal is reviewed (double blind peer-review). All works published in PEA are available on the Journal's website. The members of the Scientific Committee are eminent specialists in the field of production engineering, materials engineering, quality and safety management, human resources, who are working in Poland and abroad.

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

  • Production engineering
  • Quality and production management
  • Improvement of production processes
  • Safety system
  • Quality and improvement in materials engineering
  • TPM (Total Productive Maintenance)
  • Advanced technology
  • Intellectual potential management in production engineering

Archiving

Sciendo archives the contents of this journal in Portico - digital long-term preservation service of scholarly books, journals and collections.

Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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PEA is Open Access Journal.

Papers are available for non-commercial use under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY SA 4.0 license.

All articles published in Production Engineering Archives Journal are permanently free for everyone to read and download.


Publishing procedure and review procedure

Paper’s submission

  1. The manuscript should be sent to the address: journalarchive@qpij.pl.
  2. Papers which are submitted for a review should be in accordance with the journal’s template provided in section "For Authors" (pea-journal.eu/for-authors.html).
  3. Only original materials, unpublished so far, not submitted for publication in another publishing house, without infringing any copyrights, legal and material interests of others within the meaning of the Polish Act of 4.02. 1994 on copyright and related rights (Dz. U. Nr 24, poz. 83), are accepted for publishing.
  4. During the publication process, the publishing house respects publication ethic.
  5. After reading the manuscript, the Editorial Board makes a decision regarding the further publication procedure (compliance of the manuscript with the journal's profile, its aims and scope).
  6. Manuscript published by the publishing house must be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers (see review procedure).
  7. Author(s) must refer to the review and take into account the reviewers' comments in their manuscript. In some cases, it is possible to convince reviewers to own idea.
  8. The material in its final form is sent to the authors(s), in order to make the last author's correction (acceptance).
  9. Before printing the publication, author(s) is required to sign the author's copyrights.


Procedure of reviewing the manuscript

  1. The reviewing procedure is in line with the recommendations of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland.
  2. After the publisher accepts the submitted material as compatible with the journal's profile, its aims and scope, one of the members of the Editorial Board selects two reviewers following the themes presented in the paper (in accordance with the double-blind review principle).
  3. Selected Reviewers guarantee: independence of opinions, confidentiality of the substantive content of the materials as well as opinions about them, according to Policy of the publishing house. The Reviewer is independent and there is no conflict of interest.
  4. The reviewer may prepare a review free of charge or for a fee (contract for specific work).
  5. A review has writing form and ends with an explicit request for admission the paper to publish or the reject.
  6. Publication reviews should contain at least the assessment of: adequacy of the publication title, clarity and correctness of the work structure, correctness of language, quality and usability of figures and tables, correctness and originality of the publication, correctness of the selection of quoted sources.
  7. Personal details of the Reviewers are not public, and their declassification occurs only in special cases at the Author's request and with the consent of the Reviewer.
  8. The reviewer submits the review of the manuscript via "Review system" available on pea-journal.eu/imlogin.php?loginstatus=-3. If the reviewer has problems with the online review system, he can prepare the review in a paper or electronic form and send it back to the publisher's address (review form is available on pea-journal.eu/for-reviwers.html).
  9. In the case of a review not requiring corrections, or only minor editorial changes are needed, the publication may be prepared for publication by one of the members of the Editorial Board. The author(s) receives information about a positive review.
  10. In case when Reviewer finds the necessity of introducing significant changes, the publication is sent to the Author(s) together with the comments of the Reviewer (results of the review) in order to make corrections. Author(s) is asked to prepare a response to the review
  11. If the Author (s) disagrees with the Reviewer's position, he also prepares a response to the review.
  12. The final decision on the publication of the manuscript is made by the Editorial Board based on a careful analysis of the comments contained in the reviews.
  13. In the event of a negative review of the publication, the Editorial Board decides to send the manuscript to another reviewer or about its disqualification.
  14. Non-scientific texts do not require a review and the Editorial Board decides about their qualification for printing.


Manuscript’s qualification / rejection criteria

A review form (online, login required) is available on the website of the journal. The review must end with an unambiguous conclusion of the Reviewer regarding the approval of the article for publication or its rejection. The reviewer can specify in the review form whether the article should be:

  • published without revision,
  • published with minor revision,
  • published with major revision,
  • re-reviewed again after revision,
  • rejected.

If there is a need of revision, the author(s) is obliged to correct the text, introduce additions and changes required by the Reviewers. After the revision, the Editors decide about the manuscript’s publication.

If the Reviewer in the review form indicated that the manuscript after the revision should be re-review, the manuscript after authors’ correction is again subjected to the review process by the same Reviewers.

In the case of one negative review, the Editors choose a third Reviewer. In the case of two negative reviews, the manuscript is rejected

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Robert Ulewicz
Czestochowa University of Technology
Armii Krajowej 19B, 42-218 Czestochowa, POLAND
robert.ulewicz@pcz.pl

DEPUTY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Branislav Hadzima
University of Zilina
Univerzitna 8215/1, SLOVAKIA
branislav.hadzima@fstroj.uniza.sk

SCIENTIFIC THEMATIC EDITORS

MATERIALS ENGINEERING
Otakar Bokuvka

University of Zilina, SLOVAKIA, e-mail: otakar.bokuvka@fstroj.utc.sk
Ruzica Nicolic
University of Kragujevac, SERBIA, e-mail: ruzicarnikolic@yahoo.com
Mario Guagliano
Politecnico di Milano, ITALY, e-mail: mario.guagliano@polimi.it

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES
Michał Szota
Czestochowa University of Technology, POLAND, e-mail: mszota@wip.pcz.pl
Richard Vlosky
Louisiana State University, USA, e-mail: RVlosky@agcenter.lsu.edu

QUALITY SYSTEMS
Juhani Anttila
International Academy for Quality, FINLAND, e-mail: juhani.anttila@telecon.fi
Denis Jelacic
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Forestry, CROATIA, e-mail: djelacic@sumfak.hr

INTELLECTUAL POTENTIAL MANAGEMENT IN PRODUCTION ENGINEERING
Martina Blašková

University of Zilina, SLOVAKIA, e-mail: martina.blaskova@fri.uniza.sk
Joanna Paliszkiewicz
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, POLAND, e-mail: joanna_paliszkiewicz@sggw.pl

TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MAINTENANCE
Tamer Rízaoǧlu
Kahramanmaras Sütçü Imam Üniversitesi, TURKEY, e-mail: tamer@ksu.edu.tr

SAFETY SYSTEMS
František Nový
University of Zilina, SLOVAKIA, e-mail: frantisek.novy@fstroj.uniza.sk
Andrzej Pacana
Rzeszów University, POLAND e-mail: app@prz.edu.pl

TECHNICAL EDITORS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITOR
Marlin Dyason (UK), University of Portsmouth Business School
Agnieszka Pyziak (PL), Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa

STATISTICAL EDITORS
Jacek Pietraszek (PL), Cracov University of Technology

TECHNICAL EDITORS
Marek Kryke (PL), Czestochowa University of Technology
Krzysztof Knop (PL), Czestochowa University of Technology

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
Adam Torok
assoc prof., Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Ahmet AK
Professor Dr. Guazi Universites, Turky
Antonio José Balloni
Centro De Tecnologia Da Informacao Renato Archer, Brasil
Antonio Márquez Prieto
Profesor Titular de Universidad, Universidad de Malaga, Espania
Atul B. Borade
Professor Jawaharlal Darda Institute of Engineering & Technology, India
Borut Jereb
Assist. prof., University of Maribor, Slovenia
Denis Jelacic
Professor dr. sc PhD, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Forestry, Croatia
Darko Motik
Professor dr.sc., University of Zagreb, Croatia
Dorota Jelonek
dr hab. inż. Prof. PCz, Politechnika Częstochowska, Poland
František Holešovský
Professor Dr. Ing., Usti nad Labem, Czech Republik
Iuliana Cenar
Profesor, Universitatea 1 Decembrie 1918 din Alba Iulia, Romania
Irene Krebs
Professor, Brandenburg Univ Technol Cottbus Senftenberg, Cottbus, Germany
Jacek Pietraszek
dr hab. inż. Prof. PK, Politechnika Krakowska, Poland
Jacek Selejdak
dr hab. inż. Prof. PCz, Politechnika Częstochowska, Poland
János Takács
Professor, Budapest University of Technology And Economics, Hungary
Jiri Kliber
Professor Ing, CSc., VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Juhani Anttila
PhD, International Academy for Quality, Finland
Kanchana Sethanan
Professor, Khon Kaen University Thailand
Maj Kappagomtula
Professor, VIT University India
Montalee Sasananan
Professor, Thammasat University Thailand
Marlin Dyason
PhD. University of Portsmouth Business School, United Kingdom
Milena Filipova
Professor, Southwest University, Management and Marketing Department, Bulgaria
Miroslav Drlijaca
Ph.D. Croatian Quality Managers Society Zagreb, Croatia
Maria Popa
Professor, PhD, 1 Decembrie 1918 Univ Alba Iulia, Romania
Mario Guagliano
Professor, Politechnico di Milano, Italy
Marcin Nabiałek
associate professor, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland
Michael Wenz
associate professor of Economics, Northeastern Illinois University, USA
Mohamed Eldessouki
Assoc prof. Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic Mansoura University, Egipt
Park, Kyu Yeol
Ph.D, Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Universityof Ulsan, South Korea
Peter V. Kurenkov
Prof. PhD, Moscow State Transport University (MIIT), Russia
Pisut Koomsap
Assoc. Prof., Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand
Radosław Wolniak
dr hab inż. Prof. PŚl, Politechnika Śląska, Poland
Otakar Bokuvka
Professor Ing. PhD., University of Žilina, Slovakia
Richard Vlosky
Professor, Louisiana State University, USA
Renata Stasiak-Betlejewska
dr inż. Politechnika Częstochowska, Poland
Robert Ulewicz
dr hab. inż. Prof. PCz, Politechnika Częstochowska, Poland
Rui M. Lima
University of Minho, Portugal
Ruzica Nikolić
Professor, Research Center, University of Žilina, Slovakia and Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
Tatiana Čorejová
Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. PhD, University of Žilina, Slovakia
Tatjana Volkova
Professor at BA School of Business and Finance, Riga, Latvia
Witold Biały
dr hab inż. Prof. PŚl, Politechnika Śląska, Poland
Wensheng LI
Lanzhou University of Technology, China

Publisher
De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

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