production control


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production control

[prə′dək·shən kən‚trōl]
(industrial engineering)
The procedure for planning, routing, scheduling, dispatching, and expediting the flow of materials, parts, subassemblies, and assemblies within a plant, from the raw state to the finished product, in an orderly and efficient manner.
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The aim of this study was to investigate how value recovery and production control are affected by the measurement techniques used in bucking, log sorting, and log breakdown.
In his new position, as senior manager of production control and planning, Bill will continue maintaining production control, but with the additional responsibility of the company's long-term development schedule, looking specifically at cost controls for new models.
Creating Level Pull shows how companies can make the leap to "system kaizen" by introducing a lean production control system that ties together the flows of information and materials supporting every product family in a facility.
These packages offer everything production control systems do plus complete MRP II with MPS and forecasting, shop floor control, capacity planning and routing.
Bill, 41 from Washington, has worked at some of the region's top manufacturing companies, including AEI cables, Dunlop Armaline, Formica and Viasystems, before being headhunted by Birtley-based Komatsu, where he joined as production control manager in 1999.
Information is networked on Windows-based PCs and can be accessed by anyone in the operations group, which encompasses manufacturing, quality assurance, production control, and scheduling.
is a brand with products optimised for production control.
GE Oil & Gas is providing Statoil Petroleum AS with its fifth generation SemStar5 Subsea Electronics Module to enhance and extend the life of the subsea production control system for the Troll B field, showing the way GE technology assists operators in extending the life of aging offshore production equipment.
Applications for the Selcom SLS 6000 laser sensor include quality inspection and production control, dimensional and on-line thickness, and numerous other related applications, according to the manufacturer.
In addition to the "conventional" mechanical and electrical equipment, new powerful features are integrated in this state-of-the-art coreroom including: vision systems for quality control, laser systems for engraving cores, and a high-performance, computer-based core production control system.

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