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Posts tagged with 'Scheduling'

1 Nov, 2011

Production Schedules- Alignment

Posted by Jay Gorajia

Jay Gorajia

“Strategic Alignment” There are many variables the influence meeting production schedules.  One of which is factory strategic alignment. The goals of a factory are heavily influenced by the incentive programs deployed in the factory.  These incentives should be driven by that organization’s competitive strategy in their markets.  Are they focused on advanced technology, low-cost producer, highest quality

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Scheduling, Production Planning

20 Oct, 2011

Production Schedules- Planning

Posted by Jay Gorajia

Jay Gorajia

Production planning is a dynamic problem to solve, as the variables seem infinite. As more and more global regions move to high-mix with increasing volume production, the planning task of running multiple products effectively through existing assets and resources poses a significant scheduling challenge. Manufacturing plants today are challenged with shipping the required quantity of products on time,

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Scheduling, Production Planning

5 Apr, 2011

Dynamic build order management

Posted by Mark Laing

Mark Laing

For the final installment of this series on components, I will discuss the solution that the Valor Division has for dynamic build order management. One of the neglected areas of PCB manufacturing is being able to sequence and then react to the day to day challenges of meeting production goals. For example, when many different products needs to be built, on multiple lines, with different configurations

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