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Manufacturing Excellence: The Competitive Edge / Edition 1

Manufacturing Excellence: The Competitive Edge / Edition 1


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This book presents the state-of-the-art in manufacturing engineering from the German perspective. Through the evaluation and analysis of the following 5 key issues: 1. Business Strategies. 2.Product Development. 3.Manufacturing Systems and Processes. 4.Production Plans. 5.The Environment, new manufacturing strategies to achieve a competitive edge are presented. The text is comprehensively supported by industrial examples from leading German and multi-national companies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780412567803
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/31/1993
Edition description: 1994
Pages: 572
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Business strategies: competitive process and quality management. Product development: reducing development cycles with respect to market and manufacturing. Production: resource-oriented organisation of production processes. Production plants: meeting ecological and economic requirements. Environment: ecological aspects in production technology. Appendix A: members of the working groups. Appendix B: references. Appendix C: Index.

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