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Rationalisation results in assembly‐orientated design

R. Bäβler (Fraunhofer‐Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA), Stuttgart, West Germany Dr.‐Ing. Rudolf Bäβler is a leader of the group ‘assembly automation/design for assembly’ at the Fraunhofer‐Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA), Stuttgart, West Germany)

Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 1 February 1988


THE increasing pressure of national and international competition is forcing firms to rationalise even further, especially in the field of assembly. In order to perform assembly tasks with the least possible expenditure of time, assembly facilities, space requirements and personnel, it has become necessary to include these objectives in the development stage of the product. Therefore, assembly‐oriented design now provides a good opportunity for rationalisation.


Bäβler, R. (1988), "Rationalisation results in assembly‐orientated design", Assembly Automation, Vol. 8 No. 2, pp. 82-86.




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