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General RMS Characteristics. Comparison with Dedicated and Flexible Systems

  • Y. Koren
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Abstract

At the end of the 20th Century, manufacturing entered a new era in which all manufacturing enterprises must compete in a global economy. Global competition increases customers’ purchasing power, which, in turn, drives frequent introduction of new products and causes large fluctuations in product demand.

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Machine Tool Flexible Manufacturing System Product Demand Market Change Part Family 
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