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Bendix builds a sixmachine FMS

Bendix builds a sixmachine FMS Examines the progressive introduction of a large FMS by BendixHeavy Vehicles. Discusses the reasons for installing FMS the need forbatch production, reduction of labour content, and reduction ofinprocess inventory, as well as details of the system itself, inparticular scheduling and tool wear measurement. Concludes that FMS hasimproved quality, reduced lead time and has the added benefit of givingcustomers the perception of the company as a technology leader. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Integrated Manufacturing Systems Emerald Publishing

Bendix builds a sixmachine FMS

Integrated Manufacturing Systems , Volume 1 (4): 5 – Apr 1, 1990

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0957-6061
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000002070
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Abstract

Examines the progressive introduction of a large FMS by BendixHeavy Vehicles. Discusses the reasons for installing FMS the need forbatch production, reduction of labour content, and reduction ofinprocess inventory, as well as details of the system itself, inparticular scheduling and tool wear measurement. Concludes that FMS hasimproved quality, reduced lead time and has the added benefit of givingcustomers the perception of the company as a technology leader.

Journal

Integrated Manufacturing SystemsEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1990

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