37699-6 "...the best treatment of Production Control I've ever seen" -Joe Mize Best practices in manufacturing proven worldwide to optimize productivity. Today's manufacturing industries and plans are challenged to maximize their output and minimize costs to stay competitive within their own company. The proven best of breed solutions presented in this book have been used to double equipment utilization, reduce cycle times by 90%, improve customer service over 95%, and reduce scrap and rework to near zero at plants around the world. Achieving Stretch Goals shows how to set and achieve stretch goals through best practices in: *Plant performance measurement *Plant floor systems or MES *Customer service and scheduling for supply chain management *Speed and optimization of indirect activities *Cost management *Quality, using technology and empowerment These innovative techniques are presented through a case study approach similar to the goal which makes it easy to follow the phases of analysis and implementation, making the book a browsable reference by topic, as well.An ideal guidebook for change teams already working in industry, Achieving Stretch Goals is also an invaluable tool for executives and managers, as well as engineers. It is also suitable for university courses in operations management, production management, and manufacturing.
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A complete, up-to-date review of the practices developed by world-class manufacturers. This book shows how to develop a long-term plan for dramatically improving every important element of the manufacturing process. It is the first comprehensive, up-to-date compilation of best practices in manufacturing facilities from over 20 countries and 25 industries -- including semiconductors, fibers, plastics, films, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and many others. It covers plant performance measurement, product quality, customer service, cycle time reduction, cost reduction, and plant execution systems. It also includes an extraordinarily clear, in-depth discussion of best practices for shop floor management. This is a unique resource for all professionals involved in manufacturing, including plant and manufacturing engineers, senior management, and consultants working to streamline business processes.About the Author:
DR. JONATHON GOLOVIN is sometimes called “The Father of Manufacturing Execution Systems” . His quarter century of expertise in manufacturing management includes a doctorate from MIT and teaching experience there and at UC Berkeley. Dr. Golovin founded Consilium, Inc., in 1978, taking it public in 1989. Consilium has installed their MES products in more than 20 industries and 20 countries over the past 20 years.
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Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110133769976
Book Description Prentice Hall PTR. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0133769976 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0053527