continuous flow manufacturing


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continuous flow manufacturing

  1. Used to describe JUST-IN-TIME manufacturing systems.
  2. Manufacturing or service provision which because of very high levels of demand have to be made constantly available, for example, the provision of gas, electricity or water. Some pure manufacturing is described as continuous, for example the manufacture of float glass at the Pilkington factory in St Helens or the cracking of petroleum products at an oil refinery
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One part of the company's continuous flow manufacturing process was integrating robotics to pick and move investment castings once they have been machined to specifications.
Continuous flow manufacturing is practiced in the original process area, module 1, and in module 2 (operational in November 1997).
Some advantages of continuous flow manufacturing with respect to batch manufacturing:
It's part of a vision 13 years in the making, and being a true continuous flow manufacturing facility is a goal the company constantly strives to improve upon.
By using continuous flow manufacturing (CFM), Emerson reached these lofty heights.
It validates the efficacy of our Synchronous Flow Manufacturing (SFM) process because it was awarded in a time period which included a significant amount of new product introduction activity, which typically impacts performance metrics in traditional continuous flow manufacturing models.
the company devised a plan to implement the practices of continuous flow manufacturing, manufacturing resource planning, (MRP II) and just-in-time.
include Value Stream Mapping, Design for Manufacturability, Creating Continuous Flow Manufacturing Cells, and Material Flow and Kanban.
the leading producer of innovative, patented microwave systems for continuous flow manufacturing processes, announced today that it has launched it's new website, www.
Because of his vast experience in the different facets of manufacturing, as well as his successful plant implementation of the Continuous Flow Manufacturing (CFM) process, Miller will be instrumental in planning and managing the plant consolidations recently announced by Gehl Company.
At Viking he had installed continuous flow manufacturing systems and an advanced planning system for the volume production of modems and memory products for telecommunications OEMs and PC manufacturers.
one of the world's largest and fastest-growing manufacturers of component technology, has re-engineered its manufacturing process to incorporate continuous flow manufacturing for improved efficiency, quality, and customer response time.
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