Document Type : Original Article


1 Associate Professor, Shiraz University.

2 Ph.D Candidate, University of Tehran.

3 M.A., Shahid Beheshti University.


Today, as the population grows, industries are turning to technologies that can both accelerate production and improve product quality. Computer-aided design, production and engineering is one of the newest technologies used in a wide range of industries and sciences, so that today companies seek to use these technologies as effectively as possible. To this end, they are always looking for the best companies to provide such services to facilitate their processes. In this paper, we first attempt to provide a general view of computer-aided design, production and engineering. Then a combination of three techniques of fuzzy analytic hierarchy process, gray relational analysis and multi-objective programming is presented. In the case studies, this model has been used as a powerful tool for deciding a company to rank and select several top performing companies in the field of computer aided design and manufacturing as business partners.


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