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Other manufacturing technologies

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Job Shop Lean

Job Shop Lean

Author: Shahrukh A. Irani Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/05/2020

In the 1950's, the design and implementation of the Toyota Production System (TPS) within Toyota had begun. In the 1960's, Group Technology (GT) and Cellular Manufacturing (CM) were used by Serck Audco Valves, a high-mix low-volume (HMLV) manufacturer in the United Kingdom, to guide enterprise-wide transformation. In 1996, the publication of the book Lean Thinking introduced the entire world to Lean. Job Shop Lean integrates Lean with GT and CM by using the five Principles of Lean to guide its implementation: (1) identify value, (2) map the value stream, (3) create flow, (4) establish pull, and (5) seek perfection. Unfortunately, the tools typically used to implement the Principles of Lean are incapable of solving the three Industrial Engineering problems that HMLV manufacturers face when implementing Lean: (1) finding the product families in a product mix with hundreds of different products, (2) designing a flexible factory layout that fits hundreds of different product routings, and (3) scheduling a multi-product multi-machine production system subject to finite capacity constraints. Based on the Author's 20+ years of learning, teaching, researching, and implementing Job Shop Lean since 1999, this book Describes the concepts, tools, software, implementation methodology, and barriers to successful implementation of Lean in HMLV production systems Utilizes Production Flow Analysis instead of Value Stream Mapping to eliminate waste in different levels of any HMLV manufacturing enterprise Solves the three Industrial Engineering problems that were mentioned earlier using software like PFAST (Production Flow Analysis and Simplification Toolkit), Sgetti and Schedlyzer Explains how the one-at-a-time implementation of manufacturing cells constitutes a long-term strategy for Continuous Improvement Explains how product families and manufacturing cells are the basis for implementing flexible automation, machine monitoring, virtual cells, Manufacturing Execution Systems, and other elements of Industry 4.0 Teaches a new method, Value Network Mapping, to visualize large multi-product multi-machine production systems whose Value Streams share many processes Includes real success stories of Job Shop Lean implementation in a variety of production systems such as a forge shop, a machine shop, a fabrication facility and a shipping department Encourages any HMLV manufacturer planning to implement Job Shop Lean to leverage the co-curricular and extracurricular programs of an Industrial Engineering department

When Worlds Collide in Manufacturing Operations

When Worlds Collide in Manufacturing Operations

Author: Charlie Gifford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2020

Book 2.0 is the second collection of public methodology white papers from the ISA-95/MESA Best Practices Working Group. The methodology white papers focus on applying the ISA-95 standards to accelerate the adoption of Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) systems and the Manufacturing 2.0 Architecture (Mfg 2.0) approach. There is a focus on how to build a Manufacturing Transformation Strategy where manufacturers discover that using MOM systems combined with continuous improvement methods dramatically accelerate transformation and time-to-benefit. The business benefits from optimizing operations are realized by structuring plant workflows in ISA-95 models as a common definition foundation for Mfg 2.0 architecture. This enforces effective data structure, definition, integrity and governance across manufacturing applications. Book 2.0 explains how to implement ISA-95 workflow applications in Mfg 2.0 to execute operations tasks through the MOM and physical process levels while coordinating them to streamline plant operations and align those operations with ever-changing supply chain processes.

Design of Machine Tools

Design of Machine Tools

Author: S.K. Basu, D.K. Pal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2020

High-Speed Machining

High-Speed Machining

High-Speed Machining covers every aspect of this important subject, from the basic mechanisms of the technology, right through to possible avenues for future research. This book will help readers choose the best method for their particular task, how to set up their equipment to reduce chatter and wear, and how to use simulation tools to model high-speed machining processes. The different applications of each technology are discussed throughout, as are the latest findings by leading researchers in this field. For any researcher looking to understand this topic, any manufacturer looking to improve performance, or any manager looking to upgrade their plant, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide available.

Fundamentals of Manufacturing Technology

Fundamentals of Manufacturing Technology

Author: Ren Xiaozhong Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/01/2020

The Secret to Maximizing Profitability

The Secret to Maximizing Profitability

Author: Bob (Kennesaw, Georgia, USA) Sproull Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2019

This book fully details, as the title suggests, the real secret to maximizing an organization's profitability. While many companies have implemented improvement initiatives such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, there is a missing link which, when discovered and implemented, will take these same companies to profit levels not seen before. This missing link is the Theory of Constraints, and when it's combined with Lean and Six Sigma, true transformational improvements are sure to follow. In this book, the author walks you through the step-by-step method on how to combine these three methodologies with the result being significant improvements to flow, major improvements in variation, substantial reductions in waste, superior on-time delivery, and ultimately, maximized profitability. He has been using this integrated methodology for many years and each time, the results realized were well beyond what the leadership teams had experienced previously. The genesis behind this combined improvement cycle is based upon many years of analysis of both failures and successes using Lean, Six Sigma, and the Theory of Constraints as stand-alone improvement initiatives. By integrating Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints into a single improvement cycle, the author has developed a recipe that will maximize your return on investment, cash flow, and net profit. The Secret to Maximizing Profitability is both stimulating and thought provoking, but more importantly it will provide your organization with a roadmap for maximizing the use of your resources to achieve more bottom-line improvement than you ever imagined possible.

The Secret to Maximizing Profitability

The Secret to Maximizing Profitability

Author: Bob (Kennesaw, Georgia, USA) Sproull Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/12/2019

This book fully details, as the title suggests, the real secret to maximizing an organization's profitability. While many companies have implemented improvement initiatives such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, there is a missing link which, when discovered and implemented, will take these same companies to profit levels not seen before. This missing link is the Theory of Constraints, and when it's combined with Lean and Six Sigma, true transformational improvements are sure to follow. In this book, the author walks you through the step-by-step method on how to combine these three methodologies with the result being significant improvements to flow, major improvements in variation, substantial reductions in waste, superior on-time delivery, and ultimately, maximized profitability. He has been using this integrated methodology for many years and each time, the results realized were well beyond what the leadership teams had experienced previously. The genesis behind this combined improvement cycle is based upon many years of analysis of both failures and successes using Lean, Six Sigma, and the Theory of Constraints as stand-alone improvement initiatives. By integrating Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints into a single improvement cycle, the author has developed a recipe that will maximize your return on investment, cash flow, and net profit. The Secret to Maximizing Profitability is both stimulating and thought provoking, but more importantly it will provide your organization with a roadmap for maximizing the use of your resources to achieve more bottom-line improvement than you ever imagined possible.

How to implement a manufacturing system

How to implement a manufacturing system

Author: Martin Bailey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

The TPM Playbook

The TPM Playbook

Author: Chris A. Ortiz Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2019

This book is a guideline for implementation and it is intended for the Lean practitioner looking for a training tool and a guideline that can be used in the work area while improvements are being conducted. It describes how to effectively implement total productive maintenance.

The Kanban Playbook

The Kanban Playbook

Author: Chris A. Ortiz Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2019

This book is intented for Lean practitioners and facilitators looking for a training tool and guideline that can be used in the work area while improvements are being made. It provides the most visible and detailed approach to Kanban implementation, so that they can see results in a short period.

Leadership Basics for Frontline Managers

Leadership Basics for Frontline Managers

Author: Bill Templeman Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2019

This book is classified and organised into three major headings: personal effectiveness, leadership, and communication. It focuses on interpersonal management skills and explains what it takes to improve how frontline managers and supervisors communicate and relate to their employees and customers.

Six Sigma Fundamentals

Six Sigma Fundamentals

Author: D.H. Stamatis Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2019

This book focuses on the basics of the six sigma methodology. It targets on both manufacturing as well as non-manufacturing organizations and demystifies the Six Sigma methodology. The book addresses the concepts of the Six Sigma philosophy and explains the methodologies involved in it.