Math-Based: More Than the Numbers

Vasilash, Gary S.
March 2000
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Mar2000, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p44
Trade Publication
Presents information on the use of Math-Based System Implementation at Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant of General Motors company in Michigan. How it compares to computer-aided design; Effects of the system on the plant operation.


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