RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 823247409 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=973954 T1 Handbook of manufacturing control fundamentals, description, configuration A1 Lödding, Hermann., PB Springer PP Berlin; New York YR 2013 SN 9783642244582 3642244580 AB This first-time English publication of one of Germany's leading manufacturing control handbooks provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the art, with detailed and easy to understand descriptions of numerous control techniques from Kanban to CONWIP to Backlog Control. Based on the proven funnel model and written for the industry, this book clearly illustrates how companies can use manufacturing control to effectively improve on-time delivery, reduce inventories and cut down throughput times. "This book distinguishes itself with its convincing systematic approach based on thorough international research. Its clear presentation anddirect applicability for analysing and configuringthe manufacturing control make this handbook an outstanding and unique publication on PPC." Hans-Peter Wiendahl "The field of manufacturing control is very convincingly reviewed and presented from a theoretical and methodological perspective. Both researchers as well as practitioners will profit from it." Peter Nyhuis.