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On the way to CIM

Integrated Manufacturing Systems

ISSN: 0957-6061

Article publication date: 1 April 1990

Abstract

Discusses the upgrading of a Hampshire IBM plant to CIM operation to take advantage of the UK information technology market. Considers the CIM programme from the cell level, the goals for the plant, and the results of upgrading to CIM. Concludes that CIM has improved output and quality while reducing inventory with a constant workforce and offers the potential for simultaneous engineering.

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Citation

Mullins, P. (1990), "On the way to CIM", Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 1 No. 4, pp. 196-198. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002074

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MCB UP Ltd

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