TITLE

Virtually yours

AUTHOR(S)
Hargreaves, Ben
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/8/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7633, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of computers in the planning and operations of manufacturing factories. Companies involved in digital factory simulation; Use of computers in examining the potential of workflow plans; Benefits provided by computers to manufacturing processes.
ACCESSION #
10666229

 

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