MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS

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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 23-11-14 17:06

UPS:

  • an advanced clothing manufacturing system
  • developed from an older system in which a single garment is progressed through a sequence of operations
  • a garment is automatically transported via computer-controlled overhead hanging system, designed to reduce the amount od handling
  • used to plan, control and direct the flow of work
  • takes work from one station to the next
  • the section of the procuct is brought over on the carrier by an overhead conveyor as close to the operator as possible
  • each garment is tracked within the system
  • is cost and time efficient
  • allow manufacturers to respond quickly to market demands as many as 40 different styles can be manufactured at any one time
  • labour costs reduced - no handling of…

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