Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 10 Issue 3


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Start‐up of advanced manufacturing systems – a case study

Henrik Almgren

The introduction of advanced manufacturing technologies can result in prolonged start‐up phases long after commercial production has started up. Progress of manufacturing…

Functional requirements of manufacturing planning and control systems in medium‐sized batch manufacturing companies

Alexander Howard, Ashok Kochhar, John Dilworth

This paper describes the use of a set of manufacturing planning and control (MPC) system activities for assessing the functionality suitable in individual companies. Field…

A requirement management database system for product definition

Jianxin Jiao, Mitchell M. Tseng

This paper presents a database system developed to provide a computerized environment for requirement management during the product definition phase. The scope of this…

Supplier selection in developing countries: a model development

Jaideep Motwani, Mohamed Youssef, Yunus Kathawala, Elizabeth Futch

This paper attempts to fill a void in supplier selection research by developing a model for sourcing and purchasing in an international setting, particularly in developing…

Reducing manufacturing process variability using experimental design technique: a case study

Jiju Antony, Michael Hughes, Mike Kaye

Experimental design is a powerful technique for understanding a process, studying the impact of potential variables affecting a process and providing spontaneous insight…

Identifying integration types for requirement analysis in CIM development

Majid Hashemipour, Sinan Kayaligil

This paper presents the second phase of a computer‐ assisted methodology for requirement and design analysis stages of implementing CIM within small and medium‐size…



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