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Meeting the Challenge: Keen oversight and flexible operations keep manufacturers viable and productive despite daunting business conditions. Giordano, Geoff Jun 1, 2020 1478
INDUSTRY UNPLUGGED: How low-carbon microgrids can make factories more flexible. Dec 1, 2018 392
Vision and Sensor Advances Boost Manufacturing Results. Schweder, Jeanne Sep 12, 2018 1505
Digital twins: a critical tool. Aug 14, 2018 457
Possibilities of Using Kinect Sensor in Ergonomic. Koblasa, Frantisek; Kancian, Peter; Props, Jaroslav; Kralikova, Ruzena; Wessely, Emil Report Jan 1, 2018 2626
Research on Mechanism of Real-Time Mas Based Dynamic Intelligent Manufacturing Systems. Zhu, Haihua; Wang, Yingcong; Chen, Ming Report Jan 1, 2018 4064
Novel Complexity Indicator of Manufacturing Process Chains and Its Relations to Indirect Complexity Indicators. Modrak, Vladimir; Soltysova, Zuzana Report Jan 1, 2017 7230
A Multistep Look-Ahead Deadlock Avoidance Policy for Automated Manufacturing Systems. Gu, Chao; Li, Zhiwu; Ahmari, Abdulrahman Al- Report Jan 1, 2017 9806
Design of Assembly System--Mixed Reality Modelling. Malega, Peter; Kovac, Jozef Report Jan 1, 2017 3799
Reconfigurable assembly system design methodology: A wing assembly case study. Jefferson, Thomas G.; Benardos, Panorios; Ratchev, Svetan Business case study Jan 1, 2016 10999
A Bayesian networks approach for root cause analysis of manufacturing systems. Noorian, Ruhollah Report Jun 20, 2014 3810
Mixed integer programming-based liveness test for FMS with full routing flexibility. Dong, Lida; Chi, Tianyang; Zhu, Chengcheng; Yin, Jun Report Jan 1, 2014 10427
Applying swarm intelligence to design the reconfigurable flow lines. Goyal, K.K.; Jain, P.K.; Jain, M. Report Mar 1, 2013 4796
Computationally improved optimal control methodology for linear programming problems of flexible manufacturing systems. Pan, Yen-Liang; Huang, Yi-Sheng; Weng, Yi-Shun; Wu, Weimin; Jeng, MuDer Report Jan 1, 2013 9280
Supervisor reconfiguration for deadlock prevention by resources reallocation. Liu, Miao; Wang, Shouguang; Li, Zhiwu Report Jan 1, 2013 10105
Evaluating the lifetime performance index based on the Bayesian estimation for the Rayleigh lifetime products with the upper record values. Lee, Wen-Chuan; Wu, Jong-Wuu; Hong, Ching-Wen; Hong, Shie-Fan Report Jan 1, 2013 9142
Flexible manufacturing systems modelling and performance evaluation using Automod. Reddy, B.S.P.; Rao, C.S.P. Report Jun 1, 2011 4700
FMS performance under balancing machine workload and minimizing part movement rules. Pereira, A. Report Jun 1, 2011 7274
Innovation centre is a first. Brief article Mar 1, 2011 229
A task-driven flexible manufacturing system for major industrial applications. Peschl, Michael; Hoffmeister, Michael Report Jan 1, 2011 1569
Performance analysis of an automated production system with queue length dependent service rates. Al-Hawari, T.; Aqlan, F.; Al-Araidah, O. Report Dec 1, 2010 4608
Aspect of selective rerouting in multicriteria scheduling of flexible manufacturing. Singh, A. Report Sep 1, 2010 6936
A simulation approach to facilitate manufacturing system design. Fandino Pita, J.; Wang, Q. Report Sep 1, 2010 5227
Task scheduling of AGV in FMS using non-traditional optimization techniques. Udhayakumar, P.; Kumanan, S. Report Mar 1, 2010 4916
Flexibility approach to effectiveness increasing of assembly cell. Hruskova, Erika; Matusova, Miriam Report Jan 1, 2010 1197
Planning of material flow in flexible production systems. Mudrikova, Andrea; Delgado Sobrino, Daynier Rolando; Kostal, Peter Report Jan 1, 2010 1335
Modeling, simulation and control of flexible manufacturing system. Sirb, Vali Chivuta; Stoicuta, Nadia; Egri, Angela Report Jan 1, 2010 744
Kaltim Plywood: production improvement in developing countries.(Instructor's Note) Hung, Kuo-Ting; Vega, Gina Case study Dec 1, 2009 2350
Of flexibile manufacturing systems. Bojan, I. Report Jan 1, 2009 1797
Software integration--necessity for integrated managemement systems. Botezatu, Cezar; Botezatu, Cornelia Paulina; Carutasu, George; Joita, Alin Cristian Report Jan 1, 2009 1308
Multitasking programming in flexible manufacturing systems. Herle, Sorin; Man, Sergiu; Lazea, Gheorghe Report Jan 1, 2009 1579
Considerations to design of metrological confirmation processes in mechanical manufacturing systems. Villeta, Maria; Lobera, Alfredo Sanz; Rubio, Eva Maria; Sebastian, Miguel Angel Report Jan 1, 2009 1472
Analytical synthesis model of the manufacturing task for design of flexible systems for the round shafts processing. Fota, Adriana; Buzatu, Constantin; Barabas, Sorin Report Jan 1, 2009 1564
Current impulses in design methodology for intelligent manufacturing systems. Seminsky, Jaroslav; Wessely, Emil Report Jan 1, 2009 1555
Manufacturing systems design by the method of standard product. Calefariu, Gavrila; Toma, Victoria; Sarbu, Flavius; Popescu, Radu; Boian, Nicolae; Barbu, Magdalena Report Jan 1, 2009 1764
Performance evaluation of a flexible manufacturing system using timed Petri nets. Coman, Daniela; Ionescu, Adela Report Jan 1, 2009 1737
Flexible versus dedicated technology adoption in the presence of a public firm. Gil-Molto, Maria Jose; Poyago-Theotoky, Joanna Apr 1, 2008 15223
Deal reliably with any pot size. Brief article Sep 1, 2007 326
Direct's 20m [pounds sterling] investment. Brief article Apr 1, 2007 272
The scheduling function in flexible manufacturing cells. Blaga, Florin Sandu Report Jan 1, 2007 1403
Of flexible manufacturing systems. Bojan, Ioan Report Jan 1, 2007 1290
Virtual laboratory of pneumatic systems. Kostal, Peter; Mudrikova, Andrea; Velisek, Karol Technical report Jan 1, 2007 1593
Researches upon modeling the flexible manufacturing system's running with the help of the mathematical games theory. Lungu, Florin; Abrudan, Ioan Report Jan 1, 2007 1845
Energy consumption as important index for evaluation of production processes and manufacturing systems. Maczka, Janusz J.; Pienkowski, Grzegorz; Krzyzanowski, Jozef Report Jan 1, 2007 1375
The Department of Mechatronics at UPT. Present and perspectives in research, development and innovation. Maniu, Inocentiu; Ciupe, Valentin Report Jan 1, 2007 1220
Using cutting tools durability in optimizing concentrated fabrication system flow simulation. Minciu, Constantin; Gandila, Sanda; Anghel, Florina Report Jan 1, 2007 1353
Material and information flow in flexible manufacturing cell. Mudrikova, Andrea; Kostal, Peter; Velisek, Karol Report Jan 1, 2007 1601
Calibrating procedure by teach-in robotised flexible manufacturing system. Radulescu, Corneliu; Varga, Stefan; Grigorescu, Sanda Technical report Jan 1, 2007 2004
Performance payoffs from manufacturing flexibility: the impact of market-driven mobility. D'Souza, Derrick E. Dec 22, 2006 6544
Survival is new game for U.S. manufacturers: Mazak camp teaches them how to run lean. Lorincz, Jim May 1, 2005 1820
Research centre for reconfigurable manufacturing systems at Tu-Sofia. Boyadjiev, I.; Malakov, I.; Bachvarov, A. Report Jan 1, 2005 1337
Monitoring networked resources within local manufacturing systems. Fabisiak, B.; Zasada, M. Report Jan 1, 2005 1378
Periodical audits of networked resources within manufacturing systems. Fabisiak, B.; Zasada, M. Report Jan 1, 2005 1211
On designing of layout of flexible manufacturing systems. Ficko, M.; Brezocnik, M.; Balic, J. Technical report Jan 1, 2005 1786
Flexible manufacturing. Peter, John Brief Article Jan 1, 2005 190
Do I have to be flexible? The drivers for flexible manufacturing in the supply base may not be what you think. Brewer, Jason C. Dec 1, 2004 1278
Flexible manfacturing for auto parts. (Machining Centers). Hallmann, Alan W. Jan 1, 2003 1624
Ishida helps to reduce labour costs. (Packaging Equipment). Brief Article Nov 1, 2002 179
Machinery manufacturers make do: Responding to the fickle needs of the hygiene industry can be tough, but most machinery suppliers welcome the challenge. Bitz, Karen Jan 1, 2002 3033
Waitrose go for Quality Spread. Brief Article Mar 1, 2000 350
Assembly Is a "Snap" for Parts Manufacturer. Dec 1, 1999 233
The 1999 Report on the American Workforce. Klein, Deborah P.; Devens, Richard M. Jr. Oct 1, 1999 1645
SIMON says, 'Take lunch, I'll take care of the job'. Tennant, Tom Statistical Data Included Oct 1, 1999 2094
MANUFACTURING Ascend Communications Controller Manufacturing, Alameda, Calif. Feb 1, 1999 449
Cost analysis of rework and test. Eron, Murat Feb 1, 1999 1789
Where to program: the office vs the shopfloor. Rose, Steve Sep 1, 1998 776
Latest trends in sheet metal fabrication. Lindstrom, Mikko Sep 1, 1998 1575
Adaptable manufacturing: agility to cost-effectively produce on demand. Cover Story May 15, 1998 1168
Laser FMS slashes leadtimes at New Holland North America. May 1, 1998 670
Identification of part families and bottleneck parts in cellular manufacturing. Ang, David S. Jan 1, 1998 2391
Flexibility grabs the spotlight at EMO 97. Nov 1, 1997 1684
FMS in a box debuts two new versions. Nov 1, 1997 433
The framework life span. Brugali, Davide; Menga, Giuseppe; Aarsten, Amund Oct 1, 1997 2262
Reno-area fabricator hits jackpot with laser FMS. Rakowski, Leo R. Oct 1, 1997 1613
Automating tool grinding for productivity and flexibility. Oct 1, 1997 484
Flexible system puts icemaker on right track. Aug 1, 1997 623
The successful development of information systems for FMS: some useful lessons. Canel, Cem; Mathieu, Richard G.; Das, Sidhartha R. Jul 1, 1997 2289
Eliminating the paper trail. Jun 1, 1997 1251
A flexible clutch assembly line. Gagliardi, Mathew; Cipra, Raymond J. Jun 1, 1997 2904
The adoption and modelling of the strategic productivity management approach in manufacturing systems. Murugesh, R.; Devadasan, E.R.; Aravindan, P.; Natarajan, R. Mar 1, 1997 5037
Part family formation for variety reduction in flexible manufacturing systems. Offodile, O. Felix; Grznar, John Mar 1, 1997 5119
Scheduling customized bag production: an application of the Group Technology concept. Zhu, Zhiwei; Cernich, William A.; Meredith, Paul H.; Lanier, Patricia A. Jan 1, 1997 3189
Employee commitment to the implementation of flexible manufacturing systems. Chen, Injazz; Gupta, Atul; Chung, Chen-Hua Jul 1, 1996 3829
Advanced manufacturing technology: organizational design and strategic flexibility. Lei, David; Hitt, Michael A.; Goldhar, Joel D. Jun 22, 1996 9096
Do companies need to measure their production flexibility. Primrose, Peter L.; Verter, Vedat Jun 1, 1996 3544
Metaplanning in FMS scheduling. Lee, Anita Jun 1, 1996 4404
Set-up/change-over reduction: the key to customer responsiveness. Drury, Ray Jun 1, 1996 1331
Strategic agility: flexibility is key. Pignataro, Richard G. Jun 1, 1996 1983
Achieving competitive advantage through group technology. Frazier, Gregory V.; Spiggs, Mark T. May 1, 1996 5561
Real-time architecture for advanced quality monitoring in manufacturing. Shetty, Devdas; Motiwalla, Luvai; Kondo, Jun; Embong, Saat May 1, 1996 4983
Reengineering for the 21st century. Apr 15, 1996 1537
Beyond MRPII: a new approach to manufacturing planning and simulation. Chambers, Nick Apr 1, 1996 1811
An introduction to the concepts, benefits and terminology of product data management. Philpotts, Mike Apr 1, 1996 4480
DeviceNet improves plant performance at General Motors. Apr 1, 1996 1305
Strategic flexibility: a new reality for world-class manufacturing. Lau, R.S.M. Mar 22, 1996 3136
European Union social policy and flexible production. Dearden, Stephen J.H. Dec 1, 1995 4406
Caveats for cellular manufacturing. Oct 1, 1995 921
Animating an integrated job shop/flexible manufacturing system. Stylianides, Chris Aug 1, 1995 2188
A two-stage procedure for designing a group technology system. Cheng, Chun-Hung; Goh, Chon-Huat; Lee, Anita Jun 1, 1995 3259
Analysis of different transport solutions in the flexible manufacturing cell by using computer simulation. Polajnar, Andrej; Buchmeister, Borut; Leber, Marjan Jun 1, 1995 2444
Modular fixturing with precision pogo control. May 1, 1995 595
Firm productivity and competitiveness. Phipps, Polly A. May 1, 1995 333
Automated systems show strong growth in 1994. Apr 1, 1995 684
Marketing implications of newer manufacturing technologies. Prabhaker, Paul R.; Goldhar, Joel D.; Lei, David Mar 22, 1995 5202
Manufacturing execution systems gaining control of the shop floor. Interview Mar 1, 1995 833
Putting RFDC technology to work for you. Mar 1, 1995 7396
Classification and coding: the first step in designing manufacturing cells. Cunningham, Milford Nov 1, 1994 2646
Trends in machining centers. Papke, Brian Aug 1, 1994 6734
NC users need open interfaces. Slavin, Roy H. Aug 1, 1994 3332
Coping with unanticipated change. Falcioni, John G. Editorial Jul 1, 1994 454
Agile manufacturing in a responsive factory. O'Connor, Leo Cover Story Jul 1, 1994 2618
Developing a flexible automated fixturing device. Kurz, Karl; Craig, Kevin; Wolf, Barry; Stolfi, Fred Cover Story Jul 1, 1994 3502
Flexible production and the transformation of industrial relations in the motion picture and television industry. Paul, Alan; Kleingartner, Archie Jul 1, 1994 7711
Putting spring into steps of stamping line. Jun 1, 1994 536
System automates boring operations. May 1, 1994 574
Cell combines stone finishing, abrasive tape. May 1, 1994 397
FMC precision machines five sides of parts. Product Announcement Apr 1, 1994 446
Top European plants have their cake and eat it, too. Feb 1, 1994 495
Close-up look at a lost-core manufacturing cell. Naitove, Matthew Feb 1, 1994 1081
Breaking out of the box. Kostika, Itzik Nov 1, 1993 754
Flexible cell makes wishes come true. Cover Story May 1, 1993 668
Flexible manufacturing expands its envelope. Destefani, James D. May 1, 1993 2214
Transmission plant scores 6 sigma. Quinlan, Joseph C. Dec 1, 1992 1027
DOE partners for tech transfer. Oct 1, 1992 346
Flexible systems go with the flow. Sep 1, 1992 1472
Flexible gaging for flexible manufacturing. Sep 1, 1992 2112
Flexible welder used for GM's Opel Astra in Europe. O'Connor, Leo Jun 1, 1992 481
FMS brings success to progressive job shop. Jun 1, 1992 2074
Machine cells meet JIT need. Lorincz, James A. May 1, 1992 2113
Flexible manufacturing cell enters next phase. Jan 1, 1992 800
Rousselet equipment at work. Jan 1, 1992 509
Flexible Assembly: Saturn's road to success: General Motors Corp's new subcompact automobile. O'Connor, Leo Nov 1, 1991 2186
Sheet-metal FMS: too big a jump? Sprow, Eugene Cover Story Oct 1, 1991 1768
Integrated system provides instant data access. Hitchcock, Nancy A. Oct 1, 1991 1287
Measurement of manufacturing flexibility: a value based approach. Ramasesh, Ranga V.; Jayakumar, Maliyakal D. Oct 1, 1991 10367
Job-shop FMS speeds vertical growth. May 1, 1991 1344
Job two. Garwood, Dave column Mar 1, 1991 660
Automation swings to cells. Miller, Paul C. Feb 1, 1991 1452
A tool cluster based strategy for the management of cutting tools in flexible manufacturing systems. de Souza, R.B.R.; Bell, R. Jan 1, 1991 6535
Countering the negative impact of intercell flow in cellular manufacturing. Garza, Oscar; Smunt, Timothy L. Jan 1, 1991 9519
Toolholders enhance flexible machines. Jan 1, 1991 1412
Increased flexibility through palletizing. Geppert, Hans Nov 1, 1990 1576
Off-the-shelf cell control. Sprow, Eugene Nov 1, 1990 1658
From the machine up. Interview Aug 1, 1990 660
Flexible machining systems & cells. buyers guide Aug 1, 1990 3489
Is materials handling the Achilles' heel of the FMS? Gould, Les Jul 1, 1990 1085
Conquering the costs of complexity. Gingrich, James A.; Metz, Horst J. May 1, 1990 4262
How Apple achieves assembly flexibility. Forger, Gary May 1, 1990 972
Fast-changing market demand fast-change tooling. Lopes, W. Dave; Koppelmann, Eldo Mar 1, 1990 1685
Flexible cell doubles Boeing wing output. Mar 1, 1990 1064
Gaging internal geometries. Mar 1, 1990 1061
Factory of the future uses AS/RS. Mar 1, 1990 443
Smart management seeks flexible manufacturing. Branton, Russel K. column Mar 1, 1990 707
New technology arrives for SMC/GMT secondary operations. Naitove, Matthew H. Mar 1, 1990 841
Tooling management in an FMS. Gruver, William A.; Senninger, Mark T. Mar 1, 1990 3081
Smart handling doubles FMS productivity. Gould, Les Jan 1, 1990 1053
Manufacturing marketplace trends - a viewpoint on FMS as a business strategy. Jan 1, 1990 738
Flexible transfer lines machine engine manifolds. Dec 1, 1989 1118
Machining cell integration: the role of the consultant. Sprow, Eugene E. Nov 1, 1989 2393
AS RS serves the flexible manufacturing cell. Dobbins, Donald B. Aug 1, 1989 1827
Eight new ways to evaluate automation. Downing, Thomas Jul 1, 1989 4693
Flexible fabrication - a progress report. Quinlan, Joseph C. Mar 1, 1989 1833
Manufacturing flexibility in the CAM era. Gerwin, Donald Jan 1, 1989 4212
Show report: 6th EMO - panorama of FMS. Green, Richard G. Dec 1, 1985 3673
Our FMS industry - at a crossroads? Dec 1, 1985 725
The process-control robot - new tool for flexible manufacturing. Genest, David H. Dec 1, 1985 2471
Factory automation in America: issues, stumbling blocks, speculations. Allmendinger, Glen A. Oct 1, 1985 4546
Making a dedicated machine tool flexible. Green, Richard G. Sep 1, 1985 1206
Installation of FMS seen as progression. Jul 1, 1985 313
Flexible manufacturing demands flexible inspection. Frank, G.L. May 1, 1985 1073
FMS strategy for small-lot tool production. Green, Richard G. Apr 1, 1985 1798
FMS for tractor engines made in Italy. Jan 1, 1985 300
Flexible fabricating punches up productivity. Jan 1, 1985 931
How to justify the cost of an FMS. Sloggy, John E. Dec 1, 1984 1371
Flexible assembly pays off. Green, Dick editorial Oct 1, 1984 425
Flexible assembly - manufacturing's newest frontier. Quinlan, Joseph C. Sep 1, 1984 2934
Optical quality FMS. Sep 1, 1984 1239
Flexible machining systems to make Army vehicle parts. Jul 1, 1984 607
Machine vision to serve flexible systems. Quinlan, Joseph C. Jun 1, 1984 1181
The all-American system's system. Doaks, Joe column Feb 1, 1984 1580
How automatic guided vehicles link shop operation: applications in manufacturing. Quinlan, Joseph C. Feb 1, 1984 2187
FLEXIBLE manufacturing system solutions. Feb 1, 1984 1048
New carousel-robot combo for manufacturing cells. Jan 1, 1984 530
Vought Aerospace buys $10-million FMS. Jan 1, 1984 406

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