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Manufacturing Excellence : The Competitive Edge - T. Pfeifer

Manufacturing Excellence

The Competitive Edge

By: T. Pfeifer (Editor), Walter Eversheim (Editor), W. Koenig (Editor), Wolfgang Weck (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1993
ISBN: 9780412567803
Number Of Pages: 572

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This book presents the state-of-the-art in manufacturing engineering from the German perspective. Through the evaluation and analysis of the following 5 key issues: 1. Business Strategies. 2.Product Development. 3.Manufacturing Systems and Processes. 4.Production Plans. 5.The Environment, new manufacturing strategies to achieve a competitive edge are presented. The text is comprehensively supported by industrial examples from leading German and multi-national companies.

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...an excellent discussion..an excellent book, which should find a ready readership among postgraduate students... Production Planning and Control; Students of business and engineering, together with engineering managers, will find this book both thought provoking and informative.Mechanical Incorporated Engineer

Preface. Business strategies: competitive process and quality management. Product development: reducing development cycles with respect to market and manufacturing. Production: resource-oriented organisation of production processes. Production plants: meeting ecological and economic requirements. Environment: ecological aspects in production technology. Appendix A: members of the working groups. Appendix B: references. Appendix C: Index.

ISBN: 9780412567803
ISBN-10: 0412567806
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 572
Published: 31st October 1993
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 2.18