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Manufacturing Data Structures: Building Foundations for Excellence with Bills of Materials and Process Information

Manufacturing Data Structures: Building Foundations for Excellence with Bills of Materials and Process Information

Jerry Clement, Andy Coldrick, John Sari

ISBN: 978-0-471-13269-1

Mar 1995

288 pages

Select type: Hardcover

In Stock

$90.00

Description

Manufacturing Data Structures "Comprehensive yet easy-to-read.Manufacturing Data Structures is filled with anecdotes, yet stresses the importance of maintaining data accuracy. It is valuable reading for all manufacturing managers." Jim Carnall Manufacturing Manager, Eastman Kodak "An entertaining and informative look at an important aspect of day to day business in the MRP II environment. It clearly shows how data structuring methodology can be directly applied to process industries such as the Personal Products/Health and Beauty business." Jeff L. Stevens Manager, Packaging Sciences, Chesebrough-Ponds Canada "Manufacturing Data Structures shows, in a very practical way, how manufacturing data can be used as a competitive weapon. It's a comprehensive guide, filled with solutions to everyday problems." Jim Hendrickson Plant Manager, Reckitt & Colman "An excellent book.Very useful on the subject of data foundations for manufacturing. It has suggested further opportunities for improvement in my own organisation." R.A. Watson Rolls-Royce Motor Cars "Manufacturing Data Structures will be of immense value to the practitioner." Chris Cage ICI Pharmaceuticals
Overview.

Defining the Manufacturing Process.

Defining Levels in the Bills of Material and Routings.

Achieving Accuracy and Completeness.

Planning Scheduling and Controlling the Plant Using the Data Foundation.

Modularizing the Bill of Material.

New Product Introduction and Custom Manufacturing.

Managing Engineering Change Control.

Implementing Change.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.