TITLE

Velocity Manufacturing

AUTHOR(S)
Lang, Lisa
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Wire & Cable Technology International;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on velocity manufacturing or focusing on flow as one way to address the issues that affects the manufacturing industry in the U.S. She states that the industry must focus on innovation and productivity gains to remain strong in the competitive world. She mentions several advantages of reduction of work in process (WIP) and efficiency focus stoppage such as queue time reduction, increase in lead-time predictability, and increase in on-time delivery.
ACCESSION #
68945180

 

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