FIM Learning Factory Faculty of Industrial Management Universiti Malaysia Pahang Malaysia

FIM Learning Factory Faculty of Industrial Management, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Operational Status

Professor: Dr. Mohd Ridzuan Darun (General Manager)

Mr. Mohd Ghazali Maarof (Production Manager)

  • 3 Associate/Assistant Professors
  • 1 Fellow Consultant
  • 1 Technician
  • 3 undergraduate courses conducted
    • Lean Management
    • Creativity and Innovation
    • Cross Module Seminar 2 (together with ESB Business School, Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences)
  • Undergraduate final year student projects.
  • MBA Summer school program for GRG School of Management Studies, India. Involves a practical hands-on activity in the learning factory.
  • More than 150 students have been trained (2018).

Latest developments

  • Developing own product – prototype of an Air Purifier.
  • Constructing a new smart manufacturing assembly line (size: 250 sqm). Expected to complete in Q1/2020. Among the design includes:
    • Assembly with collaborative and SCARA robots
    • Using Light Guided Picking systems for assembly workstation.
    • Warehouse using the Automated Storage and Retrieving System (ASRS)
    • Material Handling using Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV)
    • Assembly Planning and Control within intelligent assembly (MES, SCADA, PLC)
    • Implementation of RFID track and trace and real time KPI visualization

Topics for research and training

  • Cyber-Physical System Implementation in FIM Learning Factory
  • A Smart Bin System for FIM Learning Factory
  • Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Technology in FIM Learning Factory
  • Smart Logistics and Supply Chain System


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