Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 10 Issue 4


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Manufacturing classifications: relationships with production control systems

Keith Porter, David Little, Matthew Peck, Ralph Rollins

Since the early 1970s, production planning systems have evolved from material requirements planning (MRP) through manufacturing resource planning (MRPII) into enterprise…

Design for customer satisfaction: an information modelling approach

A.R. Omar, J.A. Harding, K. Popplewell

The role of market information is critical to the success or failure of new product introduction. The challenge of bringing market information to design engineers…

Japanese offshore manufacturing in Thailand: its difficulties and future prospects

Hiroshi Katayama, Kamol Sirichan, Shusaku Hiraki

During the past decade, the market for consumer and industrial goods in South‐East Asia has grown at a rapid rate and industrial countries in this region have been trying…

Highly constrained multi‐facility warehouse management system using a GIS platform

David A. Johnston, G. Don Taylor, Ganesh Visweswaramurthy

In this paper, the authors describe a geographical information system (GIS)‐based software system for managing and integrating multi‐facility warehousing and production…

An integrated approach to autonomous maintenance management

P.W. Prickett

This paper describes work undertaken to support an integrated approach to the autonomous maintenance management of machine tools and flexible manufacturing systems. The…



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