CIM System Planning Toolbox


CIM-PLATO - 2202

Keywords CAPP, flexible manufacturing systems, scheduling, simulation, process planning, system planning


Start Date: 01-MAY-89 / Duration: 48 months

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Objectives and Approach

The objective of this project is to develop a prototype toolbox consisting of computer-aided procedures and tools to design, plan and install FMS and FAS systems within CIM environments.

The toolbox will contain tools and components for:

Exploitation

The toolbox is aimed at increasing the efficiency of the planning process, resulting in the reduction of planning lead times and costs, as well as in the increase of the performance of production systems. The project is intended to strengthen the competitiveness of European industry in international markets by enabling the speedy implementation of advanced manufacturing systems and by making the planning toolbox available in world markets.


CONTACT POINT

Dr R. Bernhardt
FRAUNHOFER-IPK
Pascalstr. 8-9
D - 1000 BERLIN 10
tel: + 49/ 30-390 06 156
fax: + 49/ 30-391 10 37
telex: 185284 IPKD

Participants

FRAUNHOFER-IPK - D - C
BULL SA - F - P
FIAR - I - P
INDUYCO/INVESTRONICA - E - P
KUKA SCHWEISSANLAGEN &
ROBOTER GMBH - D - P
PSI GMBH - D - P
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE GALWAY - IRL - P
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID - E - P
RENAULT AUTOMATION - F - P
UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA - P - P
RPK DER UNIVERSITÄT KARLSRUHE - D - P
UNIVERSITEIT VAN AMSTERDAM - NL - P
LADSEB-CNRP - I - A
POLITECNICO DI MILANO - I - A


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CIM-PLATO - 2202, December 1993


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