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Advances in Production Engineering & Management
Editor-in-Chief: Miran Brezocnik
ISSN 1854-6250 (print)
ISSN 1855-6531 (on-line)


Published quarterly by:
Production Engineering Institute (PEI), University of Maribor
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Smetanova ulica 17
SI – 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
European Union (EU)
APEM sponsors and donors
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July 28, 2017
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 12, Number 3, September 2017) has been published.

June 21, 2017
The journal Advances in Production Engineering & Management has received impact factor for the year 2016 calculated by Thomson Reuters. The impact factor is 1.424 (Journal Citation Reports 2017, year 2016).

May 31, 2017
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 12, Number 2, June 2017) has been published.

March 10, 2017
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 12, Number 1, March 2017) has been published.

December 10, 2016
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 11, Number 4, December 2016) has been published.

September 9, 2016
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 11, Number 3, September 2016) has been published.

June 14, 2016
The journal Advances in Production Engineering & Management has received its first impact factor calculated by Thomson Reuters. The impact factor is 1.125 (Journal Citation Reports 2016, year 2015).

May 31, 2016
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 11, Number 2, June 2016) has been published.

February 7, 2016
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 11, Number 1, March 2016) has been published.

December 14, 2015
The APEM team is pleased to announce that our journal was positively evaluated for inclusion in the WEB OF SCIENCE scientific citation indexing service maintained by THOMSON REUTERS. Our journal will be indexed and abstracted in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Journal Citation Reports (JCR) – Science Edition, and Current Contents (CC) – Engineering, Computing and Technology. The coverage will begin with Vol. 8, No. 1, 2013.

I would like to thank the leadership of the Production Engineering Institute on Faculty of Mechanical Engineering – University of Maribor, and the laboratories' leaders for the financial support to the journal. My appreciation for the financial support given in the last two years is also directed to the Slovenian Research Agency – ARRS. I gratefully acknowledge the journal's founding team members, the current editorial team and the editorial board members for their support, suggestions, and a lot of good advice regarding the journal contents and the technical details. I gratefully acknowledge the reviewers for the time and expertise devoted to reviewing the manuscripts. Many thanks also to the English abstract proofreading experts and to the office personnel in the Production Engineering Institute for their contributions to the journal's success.

Miran Brezocnik
Editor-in-Chief


December 7, 2015
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 10, Number 4, December 2015) has been published.

September 5, 2015
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 10, Number 3, September 2015) has been published.

June 4, 2015
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 10, Number 2, June 2015) has been published.

March 7, 2015
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 10, Number 1, March 2015) has been published.

December 4, 2014
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 9, Number 4, December 2014) has been published.

September 7, 2014
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 9, Number 3, September 2014) has been published.

August 8, 2014
The APEM team is pleased to announce that our journal was positively evaluated for inclusion in the SCOPUS bibliographic database owned by Elsevier. SCOPUS covers more than 20,000 titles from over 5,000 publishers.

June 12, 2014
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 9, Number 2, June 2014) has been published.

March 12, 2014
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 9, Number 1, March 2014) has been published.

January 12, 2014
Users of the APEM journal website can now export article citations (for articles published in the year 2013 and later) to all major reference managers such as EndNote, ProCite, RefWorks, JabRef, BibDesk, BibTeX-specific software, etc. The RIS format, BibTeX format and plain text format are supported.

December 23, 2013
The APEM team is pleased to announce that our journal is also abstracted/indexed in the knowledge-database TEMA® (DOMA®) Technology and Management which is one of the major sources of bibliographic information for engineers, technicians and scientists. The database is produced by the WTI Frankfurt, Germany.

December 5, 2013
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 8, Number 4, December 2013) has been published.

September 30, 2013
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 8, Number 3, September 2013) has been published.

September 17, 2013
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June 29, 2013
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 8, Number 2, June 2013) has been published.

March 29, 2013
New issue of the APEM journal (Volume 8, Number 1, March 2013) has been published.

March 7, 2013
A complete new and modern design of the APEM journal has been introduced.

March 1, 2013
New Instructions to authors for paper preparation
For all new submissions (i.e., submissions after March 20, 2013), please read carefully new Instructions to authors for paper preparation – APEM template for authors.

February 17, 2013
New Editor-in-Chief announcement
The APEM team is very pleased to announce that Miran Brezocnik will be the new Editor-in-Chief of the journal Advances in Production Engineering & Management beginning on March 1, 2013. Miran Brezocnik is a professor of Manufacturing technologies and systems at the University of Maribor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of Production Engineering Institute.

Miran Brezocnik is the author of many original scientific articles in the world's leading scientific journals, scientific books, university textbooks, professional articles, and complex computer programs based on the artificial intelligence approach. His research interests include systems theory, manufacturing systems, advanced manufacturing technologies, modelling and optimisation of manufacturing systems and processes, artificial intelligence including evolutionary computation, swarm intelligence, artificial neural network and fuzzy logic. For his complete bibliography please refer to this site.

We would like to thank professor Joze Balic, previous APEM Editor-in-Chief, for his editing activities from December 1, 2006 until February 28, 2013.