Manufacturing System: Flexibility Perspective
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2013 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2013|
|Authors : Rajan Garg , Vineet Kumar|
Rajan Garg , Vineet Kumar. "Manufacturing System: Flexibility Perspective". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(6):2305-2312 Jun 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group.
Manufacturing, Planning and Control systems are one of the key that determine development of modern production systems. The article presents the importance of flexibility factor in the process of manufacturing, planning & control systems development during the 20th century. Finally, actual problems and trends in production system design and control over the design were noticed and prob able directions of development of manufacturing systems in 21st century were indicated . Production planning & control are generally considered to be the one of the most significant issue in the planning and operation of a manufacturing system. Better plann ing system has significant impact on cost reduction, increased productivity, customer satisfaction and overall competitive advantage. In addition, recent customer demand for high variety products has contributed to an increase in product complexity that fu rther emphasizes the need for improved planning. Proficient planning leads to increase in capacity utilization efficiency and hence thereby reducing the time required to complete jobs and consequently increasing the profitability of an organization in pres ent competitive environment. There are different systems of manufacturing, planning & control including flow - shop in which jobs are to be processed through series of machines for optimizing number of required performance measures.
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