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Lean Manufacturing: A Plant Floor Guide
Lean Manufacturing: A Plant Floor Guide takes you on a comprehensive journey through the entire lean implementation process. It is an easy-to-digest reference of lean fundamentals and processes that are mission-critical to a successful lean transformation in any plant.
BASF Handbook on Basics of Coating Technology
The "BASF Handbook on Basics of Coating Technology" is a classic reference on coating technology, standards, and developments worldwide. It is indispensable for anyone in the industry. Whether you are involved in traditional processes or the most innovative, this handbook will be a critical addition to your library.
Full of color images, graphs, and figures, the handbook comes complete with standard tables, general classification figures, definitions, and an extensive keyword index. Engineers and technicians will find answers within its pages. Instead of solving problems after the fact, this handbook explains how to avoid them in the first place, saving time and money. This reference also gives beginners and practically oriented readers a journey through the different coating segments, which are clearly illustrated. It also outlines the social changes in the industry concerning environmental compatibility and toxicology, which have seriously affected product development.
The Toyota Way
In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation for quality and reliability.
Transactions of NAMRI/SME, Vol. 31, 2003
Hardcover book containing 83 papers presented at the 31st North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), May 2003, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Gear Hobbing Shaping and Shaving
Everyone involved in gear design and production will benefit from the practical guidelines in this book. Refer to it on-the-job for tips on process selection, process planning, cycle time formulas and calculations, speeds and feeds, and volume considerations. This book also includes many examples to make your process planning and cycle time estimating easier.