October 19, 2012
By: Rajan Suri
Quick-response manufacturing takes a time-based approach that looks at the entire process from start to finish. This includes one vital element: restructuring the organization away from a job-function approach and toward lead-time reduction. To reduce lead-times, you need to restructure your organization so that people shepherd projects through multiple steps.
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From the Web: Bicycle of the future; chocolate + welding; fabricator’s creative boom; and jobs - by Vicki Bell
Highlights for fabricators from the past week’s Web articles— Handlebars become a lock; an unlikely twosome—chocolate and welding; fabricator gets creative; who’s hiring, maybe; and small business’s thoughts on hiring.
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