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Caterpillar Earns Green by Being Green

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To be more environmentally responsible, some manufacturers are changing their business models.
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Glossary of Contract Manufacturing Terms

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Approved vendor list (AVL): a listing of all approved sources, in addition to part descriptions and part numbers. Bill of materials (BOM): a comprehensive listing of all components and subassemblies
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Another Type of Removable Adhesive

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The U.S. Air Force had a problem. It wanted an adhesive for temporarily attaching small test packages to the exterior of a jet without mechanical fasteners.
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Outsourcing's Alphabet Soup

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As outsourcing continues to evolve, it’s becoming more complicated. Indeed, depending on what acronym you use, outsourcing can mean different things to different people.
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How to Assemble a Model T

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There were 45 operations required to build a Model T chassis on the first moving assembly line installed at Ford’s Highland Park, MI, factory.
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Loose Fasteners: Problems and Solutions

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The following examples are based on actual cases from Bossard International Inc.
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Automakers 'Flex' Manufacturing Muscle

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American automakers have launched an aggressive campaign to transform their aging assembly plants into state-of-the-art agile facilities that can produce multiple vehicle platforms on the same line.
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New Technology Improves Vehicle Safety

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Traditionally, automakers have focused their attention on passive safety systems, such as seatbelts.
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Glossary of Lean Manufacturing Terms

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Activity-based costing: an accounting system that assigns costs to products based on the amount of resources used to design, order or make a product. Andon board: a visual control device
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Clamp Suppliers

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Aladco Waukesha, WI 262-544-5994 www.aladco.com Carr Lane Manufacturing Co. St. Louis 314-647-6200 www.carrlane.com De-Sta-Co Madison Heights, MI 248-397-6700 www.destaco.com PHD Inc. Fort Wayne, IN 219-747-6151 www.phdinc.com Schunk Inc. Morrisville, NC
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People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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Anyone even thinking about advanced power tools needs to pick the brain of Eric Dees. He’s the Global Lean Business Process Leader for Ingersoll Rand Power Tools and Category Manager for their Assembly Tools Business.

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