Examines the manufacturing methods utilised by a UK concrete mixerproducer Belle Engineering. Describes how the constant review ofmanufacturing methods has led to the installation of four robotisedwelding cells, a sheet metal FMS and CADCAM, and the beneficial effectthat the system has had, particularly on material utilisation. Concludesthat the company now has the capacity and the product to competesuccessfully as an exporter.
Integrated Manufacturing Systems – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 1, 1990