The use of statistical tools--such as designed experiments, statistical process control, and analysis of variance--on the manufacturing shop floor
On top of it, perched a full story above the shop floor
, a woman in work gloves and a baseball cap punched in zip codes and loaded mail bags onto conveyor belt; sensor-activated 'drops" then swept them off the belt and into bins the size of Dempsey Dumpsters.
In addition to WinMax, Hurco introduced several new machine models including a swivel-head 5-Axis machine (VMX42SR) designed with a smaller footprint to save space on shop floors
Carpenter asserts that the ability to immediately drilldown and locate production constraints is what mid-sized manufacturers need to better schedule, monitor, track and optimize their shop floors
and related activities.