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Internet strategies for manufacturing

Jack Hollingum (Jack Hollingum is Associate Editor for Assembly Automation in the UK.)

Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 1 June 2000



A conference with the above title was held in London last November on the day after the government published a book Manufacturing in the Knowledge Driven Economy, covering similar ground. Speakers from manufacturing and consultancy organizations told of their experience in adopting knowledge based strategies in their business, as distinct from their commercial, operations. Some aspects dealt with relationships with suppliers and customers in design, purchasing, sales and scheduling of products and components. There was also seen to be tremendous scope for intranet activities, both within individual plants and between a company’s different manufacturing plants.



Hollingum, J. (2000), "Internet strategies for manufacturing", Assembly Automation, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 140-144.




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