Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 7 Issue 6

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Integrated and assembly oriented product design

Hubert K. Rampersad

During recent years numerous design for assembly methods have been developed to optimize product design for robotic assembly and hence reduce assembly costs. Various…

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Integrating marketing and manufacturing functions through focused manufacturing design

Chwen Sheu, Jay L. Laughlin

Suggests that focused manufacturing is a strategic orientation based on limiting the set of products, technologies, production volume range, and/or target markets for…

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Product variety strategy ‐ an environmental perspective

Esther P.Y. Tang, Richard C.M. Yam

Argues that the dichtomy between greater product variety to meet market requirement and a smaller range to save costs has always led to controversy among top executives…

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A design process for tandem automated guided vehicle systems: the concurrent design of machine layout and guided vehicle routes in tandem automated guided vehicle systems

Ling‐Feng Hsieh, D.Y. Sha

Explains that a tandem automated guided vehicle (AGV) system is composed of several non‐overlapping closed loops. Stations or machines within each loop are served by a…

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Design and evaluation of automated cellular manufacturing systems with simulation modelling and AHP approach: a case study

Felix T.S. Chan, K. Abhary

Suggests that many quantitative methods have been developed in an attempt to acknowledge uncertainty in decision making and to manage the inherent risk during economic…

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ISSN:

0957-6061

Online date, start – end:

1990 – 2003

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited