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Restructuring the manufacturing process : applying the matrix method /
Gideon Halevi.
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Boca Raton : St. Lucie Press ; Falls Church, Va. : APICS, c1999.
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xviii, 313 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1574441213
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Boca Raton : St. Lucie Press ; Falls Church, Va. : APICS, c1999.
isbn
1574441213
catalogue key
2700302
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and index.
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Main Description
Consider the possibility of a manufacturing method that can do all this: *reduce lead time *increase product diversity *produce higher-quality products *allow more competitive pricing *ensure customer satisfaction *reach dominance in the global marketplace Those are all part of the upside potential for the Matrix Manufacturing Method. Its promising premise: apply beneficial technology to all stages of the manufacturing process, leading to increased efficiency. Actually, the Matrix Manufacturing Method is far more than a mere promise; it's already become standard & successful practice at many companies. Details of the Matrix Manufacturing Method now make their first-ever appearance in Restructuring the Manufacturing Process: Applying the Matrix Method, describing this important new philosophy of manufacturing management-and practical ways to bring its concepts into reality. A pioneer of the Matrix Manufacturing Method, Halevi presents comprehensive & convincing details behind its rationale & practice. The method's foundation: incorporate engineering stages (technology) during production management stages, allowing qualified professionals to make crucial decisions at execution time, through the use of accurate & flexible engineering data. As the book's case histories demonstrate, companies that have taken those measures now benefit from a "new degree of freedom" in the manufacturing cycle-and its myriad advantages. Numerous theories may have been proposed to create technology-driven manufacturing processes: what makes the Matrix Manufacturing Theory most valuable is its improvements of all disciplines, aspects, & activities related to product production. Gain that all-inclusive competitive edge with Restructuring the Manufacturing Process: Applying the Matrix Method.
Main Description
Consider the possibility of a manufacturing method that can do all this: reduce lead time increase product diversity produce higher-quality products allow more competitive pricing ensure customer satisfaction reach dominance in the global marketplace Those are all part of the upside potential for the Matrix Manufacturing Method. Its promising premise: apply beneficial technology to all stages of the manufacturing process, leading to increased efficiency. Actually, the Matrix Manufacturing Method is far more than a mere promise; it's already become standard and successful practice at many companies. Details of the Matrix Manufacturing Method now make their first-ever appearance in Restructuring the Manufacturing Process: Applying the Matrix Method, describing this important new philosophy of manufacturing management-and practical ways to bring its concepts into reality. A pioneer of the Matrix Manufacturing Method, Halevi presents comprehensive and convincing details behind its rationale and practice. The method's foundation: incorporate engineering stages (technology) during production management stages, allowing qualified professionals to make crucial decisions at execution time, through the use of accurate and flexible engineering data. As the book's case histories demonstrate, companies that have taken those measures now benefit from a "new degree of freedom" in the manufacturing cycle-and its myriad advantages. Numerous theories may have been proposed to create technology-driven manufacturing processes: what makes the Matrix Manufacturing Theory most valuable is its improvements of all disciplines, aspects, and activities related to product production. Gain that all-inclusive competitive edge with Restructuring the Manufacturing Process: Applying the Matrix Method.
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Introducing the Matrix Manufacturing Method (MMM) -- a new approach to apply beneficial technology to all stages of the manufacturing process. The upside potential of this leading-edge method is enormous: reduced lead time, increased product diversity, higher quality products, greater customer satisfaction, more competitive pricing, and dominance in global competition. Details of the Matrix Manufacturing Method now make their first appearance in Restructuring the Manufacturing Process, describing the new philosophy of manufacturing management and practical ways to bring its theories into reality.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. xi
About the Authorp. xv
About APICSp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
Overview of Computer Applications in Industryp. 1
The Manufacturing Processp. 1
Basic Concepts and Objectivesp. 9
The Computer Era and Its Influence on the Manufacturing Processp. 12
Computers as Data Processingp. 13
Computers as Machine Membersp. 17
Computers as Engineering Aidsp. 18
Computer-Integrated Manufacturingp. 19
Bibliographyp. 23
Search for Solutionsp. 25
Overview of the Change in Manufacturing Objectives and Methodsp. 25
General Survey of Proposed Methodsp. 26
Brief Description of Selected Proposed Methodsp. 29
Group Technologyp. 29
Just-in-Timep. 30
Kanban Systemp. 32
Value Engineering, Quality Function Deployment, and Customer Value Deploymentp. 32
Statistical Process Control and Taguchi Methodp. 34
Total Quality Managementp. 36
Theory of Constraints, Drum Buffer Rope, and Optimized Production Technologyp. 40
Concurrent Engineering and Simultaneous Engineeringp. 41
Benchmarkingp. 42
One-of-a-Kind Manufacturingp. 43
Single-Minute Exchange of Diesp. 44
Intelligent Manufacturing Systemp. 44
Outsourcingp. 46
World-Class Manufacturingp. 47
Business Process Reengineeringp. 48
Agile Manufacturingp. 49
Lean Manufacturingp. 50
Agent-Driven Approachp. 51
Multi-Agent Manufacturing Systemp. 52
Manufacturing Enterprise Wheelp. 53
Enterprise Resource Planningp. 54
Cycle Time Management--Manufacturing Excellencep. 55
Holonic Manufacturing Systemp. 56
Cooperative Manufacturingp. 57
Virtual Manufacturingp. 58
Environmentally Conscious Manufacturingp. 59
Flat Organization--Cross-Functional Leadershipp. 60
Summaryp. 61
Bibliographyp. 62
Global Optimization Methodp. 65
Introductionp. 65
Methods and Techniques to Be Improvedp. 65
The Global Optimization Methodp. 68
The Matrix Conceptp. 71
Master Product Designp. 75
Summaryp. 78
The Matrix Systemp. 81
Introductionp. 81
Why a Matrix?p. 82
The Matrix Conceptp. 86
Stage 1: Technology--The Theoretical Process Conceptp. 86
Stage 2: The Transformation Stage--Constructing a Matrixp. 89
Machine Selection for the Matrixp. 93
Operation Adjustmentp. 93
Stage 3: Decision (Mathematics) Stagep. 97
Example of the Matrix Conceptp. 103
The Matrix Format and Solutionp. 106
Maximum Production Criterionp. 107
Minimum Cost Criterionp. 107
Process Plan Optimizationp. 112
Summaryp. 114
Master Product Design: Lead Time Reductionp. 117
Introductionp. 117
Example of Master Product Designp. 119
Master Product Methodp. 128
Master Product Design System: Product Specificationp. 131
Master Product Design System: Concept Designp. 141
Master Product Design System: Detail Designp. 146
Summaryp. 147
Management Activities Planning: Master Production Schedulingp. 149
Introductionp. 149
Master Production Schedulep. 150
Management Control and Finance Planningp. 154
Resource Requirement Planningp. 155
Human Resources Requirement Planningp. 155
Cash Flow Planningp. 156
Profit Forecastingp. 157
Budget and Management Controlsp. 158
Improved Master Production Schedulep. 159
Product Review: Master Product Designp. 160
Profile Load Balancing: Master Product Designp. 161
Profile Load Balancing: Matrix Methodp. 163
Summaryp. 167
How to Set Product Selling Price and Economic Lot Size for Maximum Profitp. 169
Introductionp. 169
Determination of Lot Sizep. 172
Determination of Lot Size by the Matrix Methodp. 174
Maximum Profit Criterion for Process Planningp. 179
Constructing Relative Total Period Profit Tablep. 181
Market Researchp. 182
Setting Selling Price and Maximum Profit Routingp. 183
Testing the Algorithm Resultsp. 185
Summaryp. 185
Integration of Computer-Aided Process Planning and Production Managementp. 187
Introductionp. 187
Production Planning: MRP and Capacity Planningp. 189
Determination of Stock Allocation Prioritiesp. 190
Stock Allocationp. 194
Adjust Quantities by Economic Considerationsp. 196
Capacity Planning: Machine Loadingp. 197
Job Release for Executionp. 200
The Matrix Method: Examplep. 201
Product Bill-of-Materials Explosion: Quantity and Timep. 207
Stock Allocationp. 209
Capacity Planning-Machine Loadingp. 212
Capacity Planning-Machine Loading Minimum Cost Process Planp. 213
Capacity Planning-Machine Loading Maximum Production Process Planp. 216
Capacity Planning-Machine Loading Flexible Process Planp. 217
Summaryp. 222
How to Determine Delivery Datep. 225
Introductionp. 225
Generating Alternatives for Cost-Delivery Date: New Orderp. 227
Cost-Delivery Date with Minimum Cost Process Planp. 228
Cost-Delivery Date with Maximum Production Process Planp. 231
Cost-Delivery Date: Improved Maximum Production Process Planp. 233
Cost-Delivery Date: Improved Maximum Production Process Planp. 234
Cost-Delivery Date: Improved Cost with Maximum Production Process Planp. 234
Cost-Delivery Date: Improved Cost with Minimum Cost Process Planp. 237
Cost-Delivery Date: Improved Lead Time with Minimum Cost Process Planp. 237
Generating Alternatives for Cost-Delivery Date: Working Shifts, Overtime, and Splittingp. 240
Summaryp. 240
How to Control Shop Floor Activities: Integration of CAPP and Schedulingp. 245
Introductionp. 245
Execution: Shop Floor Controlp. 248
Shop Floor Control: General Considerationsp. 249
Shop Floor Control: The Matrix Conceptp. 251
Shop Floor Control: The Algorithmp. 254
Execution: Auxiliary Jobsp. 258
Summaryp. 261
How to Control Qualityp. 263
Introductionp. 263
Product Variation and Failure Due to Designp. 265
Product Variation and Failure Due to Processingp. 269
Error Prevention Rather Than Error Detectionp. 269
The Matrix Method and Quality Controlp. 271
Summaryp. 275
How to Establish a Company's Level of Competitivenessp. 277
Introductionp. 277
Machine Performance Measurementp. 278
Reference Pointsp. 279
Theoretical Processp. 279
Practical Processp. 279
Practical Optimump. 280
Actual Performancep. 280
Machine Level of Competitivenessp. 280
Single Partp. 280
Multiple Partsp. 281
Machine Level of Competitiveness: Variationsp. 284
Machine Level of Competitiveness: Examplesp. 284
Improvement of Competitiveness Levelp. 289
Summaryp. 292
How to Execute Resource Planningp. 295
Introductionp. 295
The Matrix Concept: Resource Planningp. 297
Step 1: Request for Quotationp. 298
Step 2: Constructing the Matrixp. 299
Step 3: Solving the Matrixp. 301
Resource Planningp. 303
Summaryp. 307
Indexp. 309
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