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A term loosely equivalent to bedside or ward.
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In the recently unionized automobile factories which in wartime lacked labor's powerful weapon of the strike, production workers oftentimes tested and probed the boundaries of shop-floor authority with a vigorous and renewed assertiveness.
The oral history of Phillip Weightman, a Black hog butcher from Virginia who would become a union leader in the 1930s, is suggestive of this Black shop-floor "manliness.
TRANS4M, designed for automotive suppliers, offers ERP functionality, including materials resource planning, integrated shop-floor applications, purchasing management, EDI, release-control management, barcode printing, inventory, and labor transactions.
Package provides automated tools for estimating, order entry, production scheduling, bill of materials, materials requirements planning, purchasing, receiving, shop-floor control, job costing, shipping, billing, inventory control, sales analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and general ledger.
Together, Siemens and Tecnomatix are providing customers with a seamless path from process design to shop-floor automation.
Neumeyer recalls that one shop-floor team noticed a marginally acceptable process-capability, or CpK, level for web width on one product, so the group asked for a new trim-knife system.
Tecnomatix Unicam's real-time shop-floor management solutions offer all the advanced features we are looking for and form part of a greater investment strategy on our part to ensure we meet the stringent requirements of our customers.
It's said to simplify checking the status of production machines by shop-floor personnel.
Bar-code labeling and reading capabilities provide for better shop-floor control and inventory management.
SCI, which operates the largest surface mount technology (SMT) production capacity in the merchant market, will implement Tecnomatix eMPower software to generate assembly instructions and shop-floor documentation at their newly acquired Israel plant for manufacturing telecommunications equipment.
The approach of having an AOI system provider collaborate with a shop-floor application provider to offer an integrated process control solution is new and innovative" said Ronen Zexer, Corporate Vice President, Electronics Assembly at Orbotech.
CimWorks GageTalker helps manufacturers improve quality and reduce costs through its integrated product line, offering flexible solutions for the "paperless factory," including DNC (Distributed Numerical Control), SPC (Statistical Process Control), gage interface, document management and control, shop-floor data collection, machine event monitoring and industrial PCs.