CE in the long run

January 1999
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jan1999, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p14
Trade Publication
Compares the two companies Heavy Equipment Inc. (HCI) and Electro-Mechanical Equipment Inc. (EMEI), wherein HCI lags EMEI by several years in terms of concurrent engineering (CE). Techniques used by HCI for their CE initiative; Information on the EMEI CE effort; Observation on both companies.


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