Companies are constantly looking for improvements in productivity to increase their competitiveness. The use of automation technologies is a tool that have been proven to be effective to achieve this. There are companies that are not familiar with the process to acquire automation technologies, therefore, they abstain from investments and thereby miss the opportunity to take advantage of it. The present document proposes a methodology to determine the level of automation appropriate for the production process and thus minimize automation and improve production taking in consideration the ergonomics factor.
Chan-Amaya, A., Anaya-Pérez, M. E., & Benitez-Baltazar, V. H. (2017). A methodology to determine the level of automation to improve the production process and reduce the ergonomics index. In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 885). Institute of Physics Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/885/1/012013