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Job Shop

1. A small-to-medium manufacturing company that primarily provides custom and semi-custom work for businesses. A job shop contrasts with a manufacturing firm that makes large volumes of the same product on a constant basis.

2. See: Job center.
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ONE OF THE difficult challenges small electronics manufacturing services (EMS) companies face is the transition from a transaction-based job shop to a relationship-based, full-service EMS provider.
The flexible job shop scheduling problem (FJSP) is an extension of the classical job shop scheduling problem (JSP) [1].
Try to remember the turmoil and angst that started the year--The mood was decidedly negative, especially at most job shops, and it seemed the United States was heading for another recession in a matter of months.
ISU is seeking staff and materials assistance in Theory of Constraints, specifically including job shop
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focused custom manufacturing marketplace on the Web today (AMSN) introduced today its new Job Shop Portal for companies nationwide and abroad in need of gun drilling, mold making, fabricating and machining parts at http://mfgpartners.net/machining-parts.
The Job Shop centre in Hertford Street was formally launched yesterday, the day when the government announced its new National Careers Service.
The ergonomic handle has a slight curvature to maneuver easily in different welding positions, which is required in small job shops or during light welding.
sellers, including CNC job shops, tool and die and mold makers, and stampers.
Just as in a high production facility, job shops should have a gatekeeper at the exit of the blast that inspects each casting and sends only viable parts to the next man in the processing chain.
The NHS Job Shops campaign, now in its fifth year, brings together NHS trusts with organisations including Jobcentre Plus, Connexions and Aimhigher.
And these positions, together with medical staff, will be the target of an annual recruitment campaign in the form of Job Shops in the week ahead by hundreds of NHS Trusts.