TITLE

Zero Tolerance

AUTHOR(S)
Fitch, Stephane
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;1/28/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article offers a look at the manufacturing system of Precision Castparts Corp. The company is in many ways just a humble partsmaker, under relentless pressure to reduce costs. It explains that the company does not tolerate even tiny flaws in its products, especially for aircraft parts. To consistently accomplish flawless products the company has adopted a rigorous system of continuous inspection. It is production system its uses a technology called investment casting.
ACCESSION #
28864721

 

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