TITLE

Plan now for a return to a more productive future

AUTHOR(S)
Carslake, Paul
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/23/2001, Vol. 290 Issue 7579, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the British manufacturing industry is operating at half its capacity as of November 23, 2001. Engineers who specialize in analyzing and improving manufacturing processes; Wasteful operating practices that lead to under-utilization of assets; Implications of increasing productivity for capital expenditure plans.
ACCESSION #
6163195

 

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