Modern Manufacturing Systems

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What is Quick Response Management (QRM)?
Use of QRM reduces waiting time, for the consumer waiting for their product (to be made)
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What is Electronic Point of Sale?
Technology using bar-coded products that are laser scanned at point of sale. Allows product to be registered and re ordered from manufacturer. (JIT QRM)
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Kanbans
Containers labelled with bar codes, containing info of -Part -Quantity Contained. Inside container is card with same info (Kanban)
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Sequencing
Part of JIT system, parts and materials needed to be put at their individual working cells at the right time (computer controlled)
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Master Production Schedule (MPS)
computer controlled system that sets quantity of each product to be made in a given time period. Can be done with 'order based' schedule
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Telematics
Used to electronically track product from receipt of order to assembly and dispatch. 'black box' -MINI
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What is Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS)?
Using automated equipment that produces only those items that is safe to do so, because demand for mass produced items failairly constant. For batch production equip need to be flexibel - includes: -Press formers -Robot arms -CNC punches laser +
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What is Electronic Point of Sale?

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Technology using bar-coded products that are laser scanned at point of sale. Allows product to be registered and re ordered from manufacturer. (JIT QRM)

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Kanbans

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Sequencing

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Master Production Schedule (MPS)

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