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Understanding. Gizmos and widgets

Author: Ned JudgeDavid LeachCraig SechlerCharlie BarnettMarcus B CrottsAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Videocassette : U-matic : EnglishView all editions and formats
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(Producer) This program goes inside high-tech factories to see how products ranging from toys and makeup to bulldozers and helicopters are made. Marcus Crotts of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, James Womack of the Lean Manufacturing Institute, and professors James Solberg and Herb Moskowitz of Purdue University share their insights into the workings of the value stream -- a process of going from raw  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ned Judge; David Leach; Craig Sechler; Charlie Barnett; Marcus B Crotts; James P Womack; James J Solberg; Herbert Moskowitz; Cronkite Ward Company.; Learning Channel (Firm); Discovery Channel University.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 0736585052 9780736585057
OCLC Number: 55471134
Notes: "Discovery Channel University"--Package cover.
Originally broadcast as a 2002 episode of: Understanding.
"3-22-04"--Disc.
Package copyright 2004.
"FFH 32838."
Credits: Editor and co-producer, David Leach ; associate producer, Meg Farrage ; director of photography, Barry Kirk ; executive producer, Jonathan Ward ; music, Charlie Barnett.
Performer(s): Narrator: Craig Sechler.
Description: 1 videodisc (49 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Gizmos and widgets
How stuff is made
Understanding (Television program)
Responsibility: produced and written by Ned Judge ; produced by the Cronkite Ward Company for TLC.

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(Producer) This program goes inside high-tech factories to see how products ranging from toys and makeup to bulldozers and helicopters are made. Marcus Crotts of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, James Womack of the Lean Manufacturing Institute, and professors James Solberg and Herb Moskowitz of Purdue University share their insights into the workings of the value stream -- a process of going from raw materials to finished products that today includes on-demand fabrication, advanced robotics, and zero-defect quality control standards.

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