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The challenge for American manufacturing

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1 Author(s)
Lavigne, N. ; IBM France, Corbeil-Essonnes, France

Summary form only given. The status of various segments of the American manufacturing industry is discussed, comparing the prominence of these segments now versus a decade ago. Tools (concepts) in use today by prominent manufacturers and examples of success experienced by manufacturers utilizing these tools are presented. The examples are sufficiently specific to provide simulating questions to those not presently utilizing these tools/concepts. Finally, there is a look into a future of alliances and partnerships. One example is presented in detail: the IBM/Siemens alliance to manufacture 16 Mb memory product

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Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference and Workshop, 1992. ASMC 92 Proceedings. IEEE/SEMI 1992

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30 Sep-1 Oct 1992

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