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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

This comprehensive product lifecycle management (PLM) knowledge base models modern product and design-related aspects of PLM for both discrete and process industries. It details product development and portfolio management, manufacturing process management, ideation and requirements management, service data, and regulatory and compliance criteria. This comprehensive knowledge base incorporates the criteria of TEC's other PLM knowledge bases. 

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Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste


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"Evergreen"-Environmental Regulations for High-tech and Electronics, Chemical, and Oil and Gas Industries


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other transport equipment manufacturing  batches of one. Many other functions aimed at inventory optimization and waste management, streamlined planning, and control for specific products, models, and sequenced production are offered by Glovia. Its many competitors have yet to emulate them. In 1998, the company introduced the projects and contract management and material supply solutions, while in 1999, it introduced the customer management and automotive industry pertinent functionality. With Version 5, a versatile manufacturing-focused ERP sys Read More

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