Discusses the use of flexible machining systems as a solution whenvolumes are too low to justify a transfer line. Considers the example ofa new engine produced by Francaise de Mecanique for toprange cars, thefirst time the company has used FMS. Surmises that the reasons foradopting FMS were speed of reaction to market demand, quality andworkpiece management.
Integrated Manufacturing Systems – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 1, 1990