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Managing complexity while enhancing agility is a real challenge. To respond to customer needs, manufacturers must reduce their time to market and time to volume. And to respond to demand and supply shifts, they must be able to adapt to changing situations. To meet these challenges, companies require integrated solutions ensuring that manufacturing runs at the pace of their business.
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: waste in the production process and yet stayed focused on satisfying customer demands. It has revolutionized automotive manufacturing with kaizen (the Japanese term for improvement, which in the manufacturing context relates to finding and eliminating waste in machinery, labor, or production methods), poka-yoke (mistake proofing techniques), kanban (pull-signal) replenishment and point-of-use delivery, and assembly line innovations that are the now backbone of virtually all automotive plants around the
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To effectively serve their customers, operations managers need to have visibility as well as control of the delivery and quality of their outsourced components. And because supply chain management is such a critical part of the manufacturing process, it’s important to have the right tools to optimize performance. Find out how real-time collaborative manufacturing is now helping to solve some key manufacturing problems.
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Preparing for Product Development in Process Manufacturing
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Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
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Integrated Attribute Management: Process Manufacturing
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