Continuous Flow Manufacturing: Quality in Design and Processes, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Continuous Flow Manufacturing

Quality in Design and Processes, 1st Edition

By Pierre C. Guerindon

CRC Press

296 pages

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Hardback: 9780824796556
pub: 1995-08-08
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Description

This work presents the fundamental principles of continuous flow manufacturing, furnishing a corporate strategy and set of operating rules that help create an environment where continuous flow manufacturing can flourish. A 10-step methodology for converting a traditional factory to a continuous flow operation is provided, and conventional manufacturing techniques are compared with the continuous flow approach.

Table of Contents

Strategies for a new era; the modernization vision; the continuous flow factory vision; automation for the continuous flow factory; overcoming the challenges of automation; comparing continuous flow and traditional factories; information systems for the continuous flow factory; taking action and realizing the gains; consolidating the gains of continuous flow manufacturing; justifying, approving and monitoring investment; creating a continuous flow factory; conclusion.

About the Series

Manufacturing Engineering and Materials Processing

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC016000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing
TEC032000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Quality Control