agile manufacturing


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agile manufacturing

[¦a·jəl ‚man·yü′fak·chə·riŋ]
(industrial engineering)
Operations that can be rapidly reconfigured to satisfy changing market demands.
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Avlite's commitment to research and development, product innovation and agile manufacturing continues to make us an industry leader in aviation lighting, while being environmentally responsible by providing clean, green, renewable energy sources with a minimal environmental footprint.
We felt that if we have lean, agile manufacturing and strong supply chains, we can be much more nimble and responsive to customer requests," Schmelzer continued.
The initial stage of Huawei and SAP's collaboration will focus on developing agile manufacturing, smart energy and transportation solutions with SAP HANA Cloud Platform.
01 batch standard providing the flexibility needed for today's agile manufacturing.
Achieving a streamlined, efficient and agile manufacturing systems in the current Manufacturing European climate can be a bit of a challenge.
One of the goals of Agile Manufacturing (AM) is to keep enterprises in the forward ranks, which allows them to continue innovations and introduction of new products.
The workshop concentrated on intelligent human-machine collaboration (IH-MC) in a variety of unstructured environments, from managing natural disasters to improving small-lot agile manufacturing.
Joyce, president and chief executive officer said, "Michael has done an excellent job of bringing world class manufacturing techniques and discipline to the very agile manufacturing and development teams that he has helped to build over the course of his tenure with the company.
Lean, mean and agile manufacturing processes are increasingly being adopted by Mid-Market companies, evoking 'just in time' manufacturing, which allows a more fluid and responsive approach to doing business.
Jarred Evans, commercial director of the award-winning National Centre for Product Design and Development Research at Cardiff Metropolitan University, also gave a presentation on advanced manufacture at the seminar, explaining how customer expectations and rapid, agile manufacturing systems are changing the way we design and produce the items we use in everyday life.
Ramrattan proposed that agile manufacturing is the key to future customer satisfaction, and being able to quickly reconfigure manufacturing flow designs to outperform growing competition in global markets will be essential for prosperity.
Short runs and agile manufacturing are set to force some production back to North American and Western Europe.

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