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shop floor

A term loosely equivalent to bedside or ward.
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2), 76% prioritize improving shop-floor productivity as their most valuable growth strategy, ranking it 1.4 times more important than marketing improvements to drive more leads (44%) or growing partnership-based revenue (31%).
In this deeply masculine world, these shop-floor fights often revolved around the defense of manly pride and honor in the public presence of one's workmates.
Once the SDP phase had been automated, the shop-floor employees wanted to be able to display the engineering drawings and prints on their stations and produce copies for use in manufacturing.
It is present in Noel Whiteside's study of dock labor and emerges with particular clarity in Steven Tolliday's essay on the British motor industry, an essay that substantially modifies the generally accepted picture of the development of shop-floor organization in the industry.
He or she was also disciplined, efficient, and dutiful throughout the entire daily shop-floor routine.(50) By the packers' own reckoning, the racial group which best matched the first part of this equation (African-Americans) was the worst fit for the second.
Key modules of the shop-floor package include shop orders, labor, material, shop-order history, process sheet, subcontractor control, and scheduling.
The flexible system will be shown with the company's newest cell controller software, which centralizes scheduling and production management for multiple machines at one shop-floor PC.
176) On the shop-floor, because managers lacked the staff to teach them proletarian work skills and tempos, migrants learned from experienced fellow villagers.
However, this approach has yet to deliver a workable, shop-floor solution.
Meanwhile, IQMS has added a module that can update its Enterprise IQ ERP system with shop-floor data wirelessly in real time.
Ninety percent of the program is spent on shop-floor activities.
An unusually compact workstation for shop-floor production reporting in blown and cast film film plants is new from PlastiSoft Corp., Toronto.