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Working with Vinyl (eBook)
This booklet fully illustrated with diagrams and property charts, introduces the non-scientist to the mainstream world of vinyl plastics manufacturing. This easy to read publication provides information on the vinyl plastic family's chemical co...
Kaizen Event Implementation Manual 5th Edition (eBook)
The main goal of kaizen is the elimination of non-value-added activities (waste) through the implementation of one-piece flow, working to takt time, and instituting a pull system. The mantra is to manufacture only what is needed by the customer, when it is needed, and in the quantities ordered. Kaizen has been shown to collapse lead times, dramatically reduce work in process, and reduce scrap and defects while minimizing the need for capital expenditures. Its successful results across industry are real, proven, documented, and confirmed!
Story of a Lean Journey (eBook)
Readers of Story of a Lean Journey will empathize with the plight of Allison Manufacturing Services (AMS) a small manufacturer struggling to survive global competition and specialization to the point where it is trying to be everything...
Successful Composites Technology Transfer: Applying NASA Innovations to Industry (eBook)
Readers will get insight into how high-strength, carbon-fiber composites and its related technologies are making inroads into products such as commercial airplane seats and carts, turbine blades, firefighting equipment, trucks, buses, lifting and support devices, and containers. The author shares breakthrough thinking on other potential applications, such as a new lighter than air ship, prototype vehicles, driver health and safety, firefighter safety, and bridge infrastructure safety and health monitoring.
Working with Polystyrene (eBook)
This booklet fully illustrated with diagrams and property charts, introduces the non-scientist to the mainstream world of polystyrene plastics manufacturing. This easy to read publication provides information on the polystyrene plastic family's...
The New Manufacturing Engineer: Coming of Age in an Agile Environment (eBook)
Traditional manufacturing is rapidly giving way to new, fast-response, customer-focused techniques that maximize the manufacturer’s return on all resources — capital, materials, equipment, facilities, personnel, and most importantly, time. Farsighted manufacturers today are implementing cultural changes throughout their organizations that complement technological advancements and facilitate the transition from mass, to lean, to agile manufacturing. The New Manufacturing Engineer addresses these core process and organizational re-engineering methodologies that are effectively restructuring the way products are designed and produced.
Tube Forming Processes: A Comprehensive Guide (eBook)
Tube Forming Processes: A Comprehensive Guide discusses the best materials, methods, and equipment for bending, cutting, branching, brazing and joining tubes. The book is suitable for the novice or for advanced tube fabricators. Information is from top industry experts covering the fundamentals and guidelines for tube fabrication, pipe fabrication, and other areas.
Lean Epiphanies: Catapult the Cow (eBook)
In Lean Epiphanies, author Gary Conner relates inspirational stories of the places he has been, the companies he has worked with, and the people he has met during his consultancy over the last 20 years.