Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 11 Issue 7


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Computer integrated manufacturing in the Australian pharmaceutical industry

Amrik S. Sohal

OzPharm (the name of the company and other specific details have been disguised to protect confidentiality), Australia’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, is a world…

Developing management systems towards integrated manufacturing: a case study perspective

C.J. Bamber, J.M. Sharp, M.T. Hides

In manufacturing in recent years there has been a proliferation of management techniques to support the advances in manufacturing technologies. Different departments and…

Buyer‐supplier management in the aerospace value chain

Gary Graham, Pervaiz Ahmed

This paper examines the peculiar nature of buyer‐supplier relations from a value chain perspective in the UK aerospace sector. A detailed examination is made of buyer…

Fundamentals of product family architecture

Jianxin Jiao, Mitchell M. Tseng

Recognizing the rationale of a product family architecture (PFA) with respect to design for mass customization (DFMC), this paper discusses the fundamental issues…

Non‐linear innovation across the Internet

Glenn Hardaker, Pervaiz K. Ahmed, Gary Graham

As the information superhighway reaches unprecedented levels of growth and acceptance in the commercial business sector, the key challenge for many firms is to become an…

Environmental and social benchmarking for industrial processes in developing countries: a pilot project for the textile industry in India, Indonesia and Zimbabwe

Marc Diebäcker

Industry is increasingly being required to meet stringent social and environmental specifications in the international market. A number of industries in developing…



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