"Gantt charts for production flow" framework
Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, Volume # 12 | Part# 1
Caterina Genua; Silvestro Giuffrida; Salvatore Rinaudo
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shop-floor,scheduling,manufacturing processes,control system design,simulators,production,equipment,efficiency
In the highly competitive semiconductor industry, shop floor controls have recently become fundamental for production controllers and industrial engineers. Despite the emphasis put on SFS techniques, the impact on the actual operations of the fab may not reflect controllers' expectations. A framework has been developed which provides them with means of analyzing the production flow, through statistical analysis of equipment, operators and flow linearity parameters, and through data collection for historical comparisons between simulated and real activity of the fab, which can be helpful for documenting the improvements on manufacturing performance offered by the use of shop floor controls.
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