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The Resource Cost reduction and optimization for manufacturing and industrial companies, Joseph Berk, (electronic resource)

Cost reduction and optimization for manufacturing and industrial companies, Joseph Berk, (electronic resource)

Label
Cost reduction and optimization for manufacturing and industrial companies
Title
Cost reduction and optimization for manufacturing and industrial companies
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Berk
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In today's economic climate, the need to cut costs can be the difference between success and failure. This book covers all major cost reduction areas, providing easy to read examples and advice on steps to take. It provides the roadmap for implementing recommended actions with true and tried methods by taking a modern, all-inclusive look at manufacturing processes. Cost Reduction and Optimization for Manufacturing and Industrial Companies is the ideal "how to" guide for any manufacturing professional (engineers and executives alike) outlining what steps are needed to make dramatic im
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1951-
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Berk, Joseph
Dewey number
658.15/52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Wiley InterScience (Online service)
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  • Cost control
  • Costs, Industrial
  • Industrial efficiency
Label
Cost reduction and optimization for manufacturing and industrial companies, Joseph Berk, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Organizing a cost-reduction program -- Defining headcount and controlling staff growth -- Developing and implementing time standards -- Measuring and using efficiency -- Assessing machine utilization -- Controlling overtime -- Making multiple shifts productive -- Finding and reducing lost time -- Using the learning curve to drive costs down -- Make-versus-buy determinations -- Inventory minimization -- Material utilization -- Minimizing supplier costs -- Supplier negotiation -- Supplier competition -- Workflow optimization -- Setup time reduction -- Material-handling improvements -- Scrap and rework reduction -- Work center cleanliness -- The design approach -- Requirements relaxation -- Tolerance relaxation -- Materials substitution -- Packaging -- General overhead expenses -- Travel -- Inspection -- Suggestion programs -- Measuring progress
Control code
ocn612349550
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 electronic resource (viii, 258 pages))
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470643808
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Note
Wiley
Other control number
10.1002/9780470643815
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)612349550
Label
Cost reduction and optimization for manufacturing and industrial companies, Joseph Berk, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Organizing a cost-reduction program -- Defining headcount and controlling staff growth -- Developing and implementing time standards -- Measuring and using efficiency -- Assessing machine utilization -- Controlling overtime -- Making multiple shifts productive -- Finding and reducing lost time -- Using the learning curve to drive costs down -- Make-versus-buy determinations -- Inventory minimization -- Material utilization -- Minimizing supplier costs -- Supplier negotiation -- Supplier competition -- Workflow optimization -- Setup time reduction -- Material-handling improvements -- Scrap and rework reduction -- Work center cleanliness -- The design approach -- Requirements relaxation -- Tolerance relaxation -- Materials substitution -- Packaging -- General overhead expenses -- Travel -- Inspection -- Suggestion programs -- Measuring progress
Control code
ocn612349550
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 electronic resource (viii, 258 pages))
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470643808
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Note
Wiley
Other control number
10.1002/9780470643815
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)612349550

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