Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 2 Issue 3


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Competing in Manufacturing with AMT

Mohamed Zairi

The article discusses the relevance of Advanced ManufacturingTechnology (AMT) at the strategic level. Based on a research projectinvolving 20 UK users of AMT innovation…

Relational Database Technology: Its Use for Real‐time Management Information

Alan Fitzgerald

Associated Newspapers have recently moved to a new £150mproduction facility in the London Docklands development area. The newproduction plant is one of the most modern…

The Case for Condition Based Maintenance

Paul Prickett, Simon Eavery

The introduction of ever more complicated machinery and associatedoperating procedures is placing an increasing strain on the maintenancefunction. The options available to…

Lead Time and Cost Reduction: A CNC Programming System for Motor Vehicle Prototypes

Jerry Fireman

Switching to the MasterCam CNC programming system has allowed FordMotor Company research staff to produce a wide variety of prototypeparts with complex contours on CNC…



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1990 – 2003

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Emerald Publishing Limited