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Lean Manufacturing Systems and Cell Design (eBook)

Lean Manufacturing Systems and Cell Design explains how cellular manufacturing and assembly subsystems comprise the foundation for the entire lean production implementation process. Based on decades of study and firsthand observations of prominent companies in the automotive, aerospace, and many other industries, the authors explains how members of the lean implementation team, managers, and engineers can design and implement lean cellular systems.

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Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

In this groundbreaking blueprint for a new economy, three leading business visionaries explain how the world is on the verge of a new industrial revolution. Natural Capitalism describes a future in which business and environmental interests increasingly overlap, and in which companies can improve their bottom lines, help solve environmental problems and feel better about what they do all at the same time.

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Today and Tomorrow: Commemorative Edition of Ford's 1926 Classic

Henry Ford is the man who doubled wages, cut the price of a car in half, and produced over two million units a year. Time has not diminished the progressiveness of his business philosophy, or his profound influence on worldwide industry. The modern printing of Today and Tomorrow features an introduction by James J. Padilla, Group Vice President, Ford North America. It also includes an enhanced selection of photos illustrating the processes and facilities Ford covers in the text.

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Progressive Dies: Principles and Practices of Design and Construction (eBook)

Discover new technologies presented within the context of classic diemaking fundamentals. Progressive Dies is your collective source for improving current designs or learning how to take advantage of progressive die efficiency and cost reduction. Among the topics covered are: die material selection and properties, developing progression stages, grinding, EDM and wire-cut EDM operations, die and strip layout manufacture, and die protection systems and electronic sensors.

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Ergonomics in Manufacturing (eBook)

In 28 chapters, the reader is given a top-to-bottom perspective on ergonomics. Starting with a general overview of the subject, Ergonomics in Manufacturing goes on to encompass such specific areas as designing the workplace, evaluating workloads, and monitoring the ergonomics program. Included are details of actual ergonomics programs at work.

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A Guide to High Performance Powder Coating

A Guide to High-Performance Powder Coating examines industry costs, performance, and environmental effects. The text looks at technical advancements made in powder coating procedures and equipment, and it explains these concepts for those in the industry trying to maintain a competitive edge. Powder coating materials and their performance properties are looked at along with electrostatic theories, curing, and ovens.