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Manufacturing Engineer

Issue 4 • Aug.-Sept. 2005

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  • The IEE Manufacturing

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 0_1
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  • Table of contents

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  • PRODUCTRONICA

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 0_2
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  • EMO Hannover

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 49
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  • The IEE Innovation in Engineering Awards 2005

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 50
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  • News in briefs

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Colum - Lean consumption

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 5
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  • Anlysis: Civil aerospace - Battle for the skies

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):6 - 7
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  • Analysis: Chinese automotive - beware of fragile China

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):8 - 9
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  • Editor's letter - Lean, mean fighting machine

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 10
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  • Letters to the editor

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 11
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  • Food factory in a pipe [automation in the food industry]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):12 - 15
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    The Macclesfield-based Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Institute (Amtri) launched a project which aims to achieve world class productivity in the food manufacturing and processing industries through robotics and automation. The project is called Modular Reconfigurable Shelled Robotic Automation Project or more commonly known as the Food Factory in a Pipe. Traditionally, the food industr... View full abstract»

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  • Developing a global footprint [supply chain management]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):16 - 21
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    This paper discusses how the complete transformation of its supply chain strategy contributed to the global success of French tire manufacturer, Michelin Co. View full abstract»

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  • Early learning centre [lean manufacturing]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):22 - 25
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    Before introducing lean manufacturing methodologies into the production floor of the Vauxhall plant at Ellesmere Port, all its staff were required to go through a day-long, hands-on experience with its specially built Simulated Working Environment (SWE), manufacturing wooden cars in what is a cross between a high-tech training center and a giant adult playground. The exercise aims to explain lean ... View full abstract»

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  • Boeing: going for lean [lean manufacturing]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):26 - 31
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    The Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, is once again at the forefront of the industry after experiencing some dark days in the 1990s when competition with its chief rival, Airbus, caused major manufacturing problems, escalating lead times and a loss of confidence in the business. Much of the company's success has been attributed to its flexible pricing policy, which comes from the renewe... View full abstract»

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  • The goal of synchronised demand [global manufacturing growth]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):32 - 35
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    The intent of this article is to illustrate through research and results attained in three major findings of what is working for global manufacturers focused on synchronizing their demand for competitive advantage. The first finding explored is how global manufacturers are synchronizing demand for their products through integrating their customer-facing systems, order capture, order management, fu... View full abstract»

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  • The future of control [programmable automation controllers]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):36 - 39
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    Programmable automation controllers (PAC) have been dubbed as the future of control. In order to verify this claim, this paper examines what a programmable automation controller (PAC) is, how it compares to the PLC (programmable logic controllers) and what benefits the PAC has for control and automation engineers. View full abstract»

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  • Beyond low cost [Chinese manufacturing industry]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):40 - 43
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    Most Western companies have one eye on China, whether this attention is focused on gaining access to the huge potential Chinese market, relocation of operations or simply because manufacturing in China is a hot topic of conversation. One of the key drivers for this interest is the Western view of China as a low cost supply base. This article considers what else is happening in China and how might ... View full abstract»

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  • A new era dawns [equipment management]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):44 - 47
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    During recent years, business environment and equipment characteristics have changed and maintenance approaches can no longer provide effective equipment management. The traditional maintenance function is vanishing, driving equipment management into a new, post-maintenance era. Equipment management is moving into an emerging phase of equipment management where the approaches and practices in mana... View full abstract»

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  • Creating the right image [product design]

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    This paper discusses the importance of design in the development of an industrial product. It also describes how an increasing number of companies have begun to realize the benefits of design and have embraced design as part of giving their products a competitive edge. View full abstract»

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  • News - New online home for manufacturing

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 4
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  • News - More protection for IP

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): 4
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