The Problem of Integration in Manufacturing Applications

  • ESPRIT Consortium CCE-CNMA
Part of the Research Reports ESPRIT book series (ESPRIT, volume 1)


World-wide competition among enterprises in the area of manufacturing has lead to the concept of CIM (Computer Integrated Manufacturing). To survive and grow in this competition, enterprises have to compete on price, quality and delivery time. It is generally believed that introduction of Information Technology can help by reducing product life cycle, reducing delays and monitoring production to improve quality.


Application Program Interface Application Developer Load Unit Structure Query Language Schedule Application 
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© ECSC-EC-EAEC, Brussels-Luxembourg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • ESPRIT Consortium CCE-CNMA
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  1. 1.CSC Manufacturing PracticeGuild Centre OfficesPreston, LancashireUK

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