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Manufacturing Engineer

Issue 2 • April-May 2004

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  • UK packagers criticise retailers... and the government

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 8
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  • Stereolithography on demo

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 7
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  • Rapid prototyping: 'the breakthrough will come'

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 7
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  • Pathtrace CAM now 15% better

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 6
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  • Special report: World class manufacturing

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 25
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  • Intel's flyosaurus [manufacturing innovations]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):14 - 15
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    Product and process technologies are evolving at an ever-faster pace, and today's manufacturers are forced to develop almost continuous streams of innovation. Realizing that it is almost impossible to forecast where the next "big thing" will come from, many manufacturers have turned to their supply base as a source of innovation and new ideas. Intel Corporation believes that the answer to this dil... View full abstract»

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  • Implementation principles - turning intentions into outcomes [manufacturing strategy]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):38 - 41
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    There is a growing awareness that implementation is a core competence of companies capable of sustained success. Effective implementation is about achieving significant movement towards targeted outcomes for manufacturing strategy. The aim of a manufacturing strategy is to advance organizational competitiveness through improving cost, quality, flexibility or delivery. We refer to these dimensions ... View full abstract»

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  • Faster video cards for professionals

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 6
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  • Connecting to the vision [next generation intelligence]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):20 - 23
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    Next generation intelligence of the 21st century will contain three central tenets that govern the performance of organizations: vision, connection, and build. Next generation intelligence such as multi-agent system software means that by factoring in attributes such as cost, assets, quality, time-to-market, customer satisfaction, finance, logistics, manufacturing, demand scheduling, scenario plan... View full abstract»

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  • Look east

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 1
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  • Partnership in supply [supply chain management]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):34 - 37
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    A world-class supply chain is better regarded as a functioning system because it brings benefits to all parties involved in the system. The supply chain has the proven ability to produce competitive advantage through efficient partnership operations. Integrated IT systems give them the visibility of the end-to-end supply chain together with the metrics to mutually manage the system activity at all... View full abstract»

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  • 25% of management and staff are "living a lie"

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 4
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  • Intelligent packaging assaulting the senses

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 9
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  • World class people [manager profile]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):26 - 29
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    This article provides a profile of Geoff Glover, the HR manager of Ford at Southampton. Realizing the importance of workers in realizing the company's business objectives, Glover spearheaded the efforts to heavily invest in training their team in the core competencies that underpin 'lean' through the Ford Production System and have put a lot of emphasis on the creation of a 'psychological' contrac... View full abstract»

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  • Hype or reality? A survey of e-business

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):16 - 19
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    E-business tools have been the subject of much hype and misinformation over the years. E-business is generally interpreted as the integration of systems with those of customers and suppliers, and the use of Internet for business transactions. The Internet brings e-business type communications within the reach of large companies as well as the smaller ones that would not otherwise be able to afford... View full abstract»

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  • Supporting a fragile industry [changes in the electronics market]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):42 - 44
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    The early 1990's saw the introduction of a new innovation in component placement technology. By the mid-90's the electronics industry was moving towards complex circuit boards and continuously accelerate through the 90's, but at the start of the new millennium came the most dramatic downturn for the electronics industry. While at present, the electronics market is still subdued; the automotive sec... View full abstract»

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  • The IEE Manufacturing Engineer

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 0_1
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  • Table of Contents

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Where do we go from here? [world class manufacturing]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):30 - 33
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    World class status is achievable and should therefore not be considered an unreasonable goal at this time. World class is however moving a moving target and cannot be obtained or maintained through luck and good fortune. The Internet has given birth to the global market place and is within this arena that manufacturing companies must now compete for their customers. Strategy is the key to success ... View full abstract»

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  • Changing the climate [organisational culture for lean manufacturing]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):45 - 47
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    Failure to realize the full benefits of world-class performance can often be attributed to aspects of organizational culture. Many organizations are now looking forward implementing lean manufacturing techniques. However, the employees on whom lean manufacturing is inflicted often frustrates its implementation. Many organizations overlook the importance of organizational culture in the successful ... View full abstract»

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  • Powertrain in car deal with India

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 4
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  • Products

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 48
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  • Breathe easy

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):10 - 11
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  • Taking the lead

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):12 - 13
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Aims & Scope

Published from 1989 to January 1991 by the Institution of Production Engineers, from February to September 1991 by the Institution of Manufacturing Engineers, and from October 1991 to May 2007 by the IEE, Manufacturing Engineer offered a high standard of independent reporting to assist members in their professional capacity as qualified manufacturing engineers. This industry-focused magazine was also concerned with manufacturing methods, quality and processes from initial specification to final product.

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