TITLE

Total solution

AUTHOR(S)
Venables, Mark
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/11/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7668, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article asserts that the traditional time-consuming and costly method of component sourcing is being supplanted by suppliers creating packaged, ready-to-install linear systems. If all had to source constituent components people would have to liaise with innumerable suppliers, constantly require replacement parts and spend any remaining time putting it all together. These mechanisms are installed in many manufacturing processes, from high-precision pharmaceutical and biotechnology environments to harsh industrial and process-orientated applications.
ACCESSION #
16110678

 

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