TITLE

Fitting Automation into a Lean Environment

AUTHOR(S)
Phelan Jr., John T.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Material Handling & Logistics;Jul2011, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on how to fit automation on lean environment in the U.S. To achieve cost savings, it is suggested that companies should automate materials handling and should not be afraid to invest in buying new machineries and equipment in shifting to automated process. Formulas in computing net present value or internal rate of return are also presented.
ACCESSION #
64927916

 

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