shop floor


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shop floor

the part of a factory housing the machines and men directly involved in production
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NASDAQ: AMSWA) subsidiary NGC's Shop Floor Control platform to help manage its apparel manufacturing processes.
MERLIN is a manufacturing productivity tool that provides a real-time automated approach to data collection and OEE metrics for visibility into what is happening at each machine or shop floor manual process.
When Sainsbury's staff could be found they were helpful, but presence on the shop floor could have been better.
SOLUTION--Odyssey's Shop Floor Manager provides Sivyer Steel with the tools required to increase communications and eliminate shop floor paperwork.
It is designed to improve the efficiency of the total manufacturing process through variance analysis, control of lead times, minimising inventory and work in progress, and it will be enhanced by extending the process control and visibility out to the shop floor using Seiki's shop floor system to distribute and collect manufacturing process data.
In the realm of demand-driven manufacturing, where you must consistently do more with less, real-time information from the shop floor is imperative to prevent problems, drive quality and enable the flexibility your customers require.
Jeanette Swaddle, 33, management accountant, Gateshead; Susan Ford, 47, cook, Gateshead; Shaun Connellan, 22, student, Heaton Park; Keith McGregor, 66, retired, Jarrow; Beverley Fletcher, 28, shop floor manager, Sunderland; Nate Ingram, 2 1, student, Newcastle
Through the use of formal training or integrated product and process teams, design engineers must be made familiar with the capabilities and limitations of the shop floor.
The pair both started 12 years ago as part-time Christmas cake production liners, and while Martin remains on the shop floor, Jan has moved up to a position as training manager.
On clear view from the street, the upper shop floor sells an array of clothes, treatments, products, books and so forth; below, hidden from public gaze, are the various treatment rooms.
Three crucial factors shaped the rough manhood of automobile workers and made a volatile social mixture--the overwhelmingly male character of the workplace, the incredible ethnic and social diversity of the workforce, and the brutally inhuman industrial regime of the shop floor.
a major shop floor problem has been the difficulty faced by machine operators and setup people in quickly accessing job shop specification sheets and quality control documents.