Essays Tagged: "manufacturing process"

Just-In-Time Systems

day. One of the more popular ideas that iscirculating around these days is the idea of just-in-time manufacturing.Many magazines and newspapers have documented the efforts of companiesto develop and i ... a company implementjust-in-time processes, and what are the results of implementation?Just-in-time manufacturing is basically the idea that companies shouldhave manufacturing and purchasing strategie ...

(8 pages) 552 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Flint Michigan

n one employer. Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Flint are examples of these types of communities. When a manufacturing process or company pulls out of a city, many problems arise. Flint is a city which has ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Statistical process control

ematics, and almost guarantees to pay for itself in saved effort." (Wilson)DefinitionOutputs from a manufacturing process will vary - perhaps minutely - from the exact specification, and deliveries fr ... ed,John S OaklandOxford: Butterworth Heinemann, 1999SPC essentials and productivity improvement: a manufacturing approach,William A Levinson and Frank TumbeltyMilwaukee Wisconsin: ASQC Quality Press, ...

(5 pages) 562 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Jonbent Ramsey's DNA...

n made suggesting that DNA evidence found in JonBenet's underwear might have come from the clothing manufacturing process instead of her killer. This DNA could have somehow been placed there while in ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Cadbury Schweppes' and Dr Peppers' Current Corporate, Business, and Functional Strategies

that Cadbury Schweppes' products are fit to the changing lifestyle of the population, may copy the manufacturing process and alter some of them to stay away from patent-related infringement and thus, ... tive measures in the products packaging to trace unscrupulous bottlers, still, the exposure to poor manufacturing is a possibility.Cadbury Schweppes, on the other hand, being a company based in the Un ...

(4 pages) 146 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How enzymes work in the detergent industry

oduct. In majority of other applications, enzymes are used as auxiliary agents at some point in the manufacturing process and are not, as a rule, present in the finished product - not at any rate in a ... and if handled properly they present no health risk to employees in enzyme production or detergent manufacturing plants. Furthermore they present no risk to the final consumer.BackgroundEnzymesEnzyme ...

(11 pages) 80 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Describe the differences in production methods of Toyota (lean) and General motors (mass) and how the function of managers has changed.

of the Toyota production system that differ from The GM system is that Toyota puts a flow into the manufacturing process, while GM has lathes located in the lathe area, milling machines in the millin ... ng area Toyota places a lathe, milling machine and a drilling machine in the actual sequence of the manufacturing process. This means that instead of having one worker per machine, one worker oversees ...

(7 pages) 395 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Manufacture and Materials

Question 1: - Why automotive manufactures are seeking to employ new manufacturing techniques in component manufacture - you should give additional examples. [10]Manufac ... onent manufacture - you should give additional examples. [10]Manufacturing Process Comparison Table:Manufacturing Process Raw Material Utilisation (%) Energy Requirement per kg of fini ... ing costs through innovation will save money.- Generally companies are looking to produce a manufacturing process that is more automated / efficient / time saving / etc.- To make an in ...

(20 pages) 183 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Postponement and Mass customisation. (Hewlett Packard case study)

competition of the market, but also the changing needs of their customers, Thought out the advance manufacturing process, the manufacturer are now able to satisfy their customer needs without increas ... ariety, but in a customise build to fulfil what their customer needs which oppose a very successful manufacturing process - Mass Manufacturing. So the question is how cans the company can possibility ...

(10 pages) 443 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Vickers, Inc

Company OverviewVickers, Incorporated was at one time considered the manufacturing world-class leader of vane and piston pump products. The company has seen its yearly s ... ace allocated to obsolete machinery and just gathering dust.Omaha should consider restructuring the manufacturing process. This would increase the plant's flexibility, which would lower lead times and ... usly in house.Sales of a new pump often generated 25 to 35 years of follow-up component sales and remanufacturing services. This long-term relationship outweighs the initial cost of pump and should be ...

(8 pages) 80 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Toyota, Flexible manufacturing

has been a significant company in the evolution of the production system. Before Toyota entered the manufacturing scene, mass production was the only viable way to manufacture automobiles. Toyota's fl ... d once the materials in the bin was used up; it would send the bin back to the previous step in the manufacturing process. This technique was eventually integrated into the suppliers in which Toyota c ...

(2 pages) 205 2 3.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Just In Time Inventory Systems

Just In Time Inventory SystemsOverviewJIT is an integrated manufacturing process designed to achieve high-volume production using the smallest inventories poss ... s possible. JIT systems maintain parts flow so that inventories do not build up at any stage of the manufacturing process, allowing rapid completion and requiring active management of the production p ... al all inventories: raw materials, works-in-progress, and finished goods (Waters-Fuller, 1995).Most manufacturing historians trace the Just In Time (JIT) inventory system to Taichii Ohno and Shigeo Sh ...

(10 pages) 543 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Customer-Driven Quality

s turned those trends around allowing real customer satisfaction to occur. By adding quality to the manufacturing process the goal, customer satisfaction, is obtainable. Customer satisfaction is the r ... we will see the effect quality has had on the results of their efforts. The four industries are:1) Manufacturing2) Service3) Non-profit4) GovernmentEach industry will briefly describe customer-driven ...

(7 pages) 293 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business requirment defenitions

ss requirements and tie that in with our policy statement we need to address many issues within our manufacturing process listed below are how we intend to articulate our business requirements with ou ... are how we intend to articulate our business requirements with our policies to create a functioning manufacturing structure.With and inventory tracking system the company will help increase customer s ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business planning Restructuring

tories with 100 people. Even though the factory was state of the art for the time with an automated manufacturing process, the first priority was quality and efficiency. This simple strategy lead ABC ... get's death, ABC Widgets has continued to make quality and efficiency job one. When it comes to the manufacturing of widgets, our company has always embraced the newest technologies and improvements a ...

(7 pages) 125 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Saturn : A different kind of a car company : HBS Case

sure that every employee is aware of his goals and the ultimate purpose* Improvements in design and manufacturing process. Most GM cars were criticized for obsolete designs and engines. Saturn wanted ... tart with a 'clean sheet'. It was given enough flexibility to change well-established American auto manufacturing mode of operation. Since it had virtually unlimited access to both experienced managem ...

(3 pages) 134 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Scientific Management

luding engineers, analysts in planning offices and public agencies, project management consultants, manufacturing process planners, financial and economic analysts, experts supporting medical/technolo ...

(19 pages) 129 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Continuous Improvement vs. Quality Control

ine how to improve the overall results.Now-a-days, quality control is not just done at the end of a manufacturing process. It must be done at every stage, or part, of the full process. Quality commitm ...

(1 pages) 149 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

JIT Today: Nissan and Ford-company analysis

nventory Systems1.1. The Concept and Its PracticesJust-In-Time (henceforth as JIT) is an integrated manufacturing process developed to attain high-volume production by utilizing the lowest possible le ... ory. A JIT system sustains parts flow in order that inventories do not build up at any point of the manufacturing process, enabling rapid completion and demanding active management involvement. Furthe ...

(9 pages) 235 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Competition in the European mobile phone industry: Introduction of UMTS in Spain

Unique characteristics of the phone operator compared to traditional manufacturing sectorsMany of the fundamental characteristics differ between manufacturing and servic ... Ability to develop and protect proprietary technologies: Imitation is simpler for a phone operator; manufacturing process/system patents are more difficult to obtain and protect.* Incremental nature o ... titive pressures and the relatively low cost of modifying service provision (compared to changes to manufacturing processes), services offered by phone operators can continually evolve.* Technology De ...

(4 pages) 52 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies