Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 6 Issue 4


Table of contents

Designing market‐oriented production systems: theory and practice

Domien Draaijer, Harry Boer

The aim of many publications on the subject of market‐orientedproduction systems has been first to help practitioners to withstand theincreasing pressure on production…

The extent of just‐in‐time manufacturing in the UK: evidence from aggregate economic data

Stephen J. Procter

Current evidence on the extent of JIT is based mainly onquestionnaire surveys, and can give only a partial picture. Usesevidence from official statistics on stock levels…

Tool management in flexible manufacturing systems

Ebrahim Shayan, Chao‐Liang Liu

Describes a systematic way to design and develop a genericrelational model for a tool management system in FMS. Reviews the needfor tool database management in FMS and…

Linking manufacturing planning and control to the manufacturing environment

W. Rocky Newman, V. Sridharan

A manufacturing planning and control (MPC) system is a major partof the infrastructure used by a firm to enhance its competitiveposition. Although a clear understanding of…

Status monitoring and error recovery in flexible manufacturing systems

Chanan Syan, Yousef Mostefai

The automated manufacturing systems of the future can only befeasible if they have capabilities to recover automatically from faultsand errors effectively and efficiently…



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