MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION provides a modern overview of the real what's, why's, and how's of managing manufacturing technology. The book concisely presents concrete examples of automation in all stages of manufacturing including CAD/CAM infrastructure hardware and software, costing and forecasting systems, EDI links to suppliers and customers, and managerial aspects, including human resource effects. The text provides an overview and classification system for evaluating technology opportunities in manufacturing.... of world aiaiai Germany ^M United States Japan 1981 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 Source: United Nations will ... Beretta uses only a few robots. ... Beretta has only recently started to exploit computer-aided design, for example. ... As the diagram on the next page shows, half the life-cycle cost of a product is fixed by the original design; 80% may be set by the time that production actually begins.
|Author||:||Morris A. Cohen, Uday M. Apte|
|Publisher||:||Richard d Irwin - 1997|