Continuous Improvement of the Shop Floor through the Simulation and Evaluation of Operational Strategies


COMPRESS - 9173

Keywords shop-floor scheduling, simulation, production cells, SMEs


Start Date: To be announced / Duration: 30 months

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Objectives

The main objective of COMPRESS is to produce a set of commercially viable prototype software tools to facilitate the use of continuous improvement techniques at the cell level on the SME shop floor.

The prototype software to be developed will include tools for use in the production cell for:


CONTACT POINT

Ms Sharon T Burgmeier
Kewill Group Consultancy Services
The Penthouse, Wellington House
New Zealand Avenue
UK - Walton-on-Thames KT12 1PY
tel: + 44/ 932 22 65 16
fax: + 44/ 932 23 24 49

Participants

KEWILL GROUP - UK - C
CIMRU - IRL - P
UNIVERSITÄT STUTTGART - D - P
PIRELLI - I - P
VTT - SF - P
LOGSTRUP - IRL - A
ROYAL TARA - IRL - A


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COMPRESS - 9173, December 1993


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