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Computer Technology and International Competition Part 1 The Factory of the Future

Computer Technology and International Competition Part 1 The Factory of the Future The issue of competitiveness in US manufacturing industry isaddressed. The reasons for the decline and lack of competitiveness of USmanufacturing companies after the Second World War are summarised andthe present situation the application of new technologies andthe globalisation of markets and competition is described. Thesechanges are placed in an operational context and it is concluded thatthe adoption of computer integrated manufacturing concepts andtechnology is essential as a driving force of corporate strategy toenable manufacturing industry to remain competitive or to regaincompetitiveness. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Integrated Manufacturing Systems Emerald Publishing

Computer Technology and International Competition Part 1 The Factory of the Future

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0957-6061
DOI
10.1108/09576069110138699
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Abstract

The issue of competitiveness in US manufacturing industry isaddressed. The reasons for the decline and lack of competitiveness of USmanufacturing companies after the Second World War are summarised andthe present situation the application of new technologies andthe globalisation of markets and competition is described. Thesechanges are placed in an operational context and it is concluded thatthe adoption of computer integrated manufacturing concepts andtechnology is essential as a driving force of corporate strategy toenable manufacturing industry to remain competitive or to regaincompetitiveness.

Journal

Integrated Manufacturing SystemsEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1991

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