Gestão & Produção
Print version ISSN 0104-530X
BATOCCHIO, Antonio and IRANI, Shahrukh Adi. Design of manufacturing cells: strategy, software and performance measurement. Gest. Prod. [online]. 1996, vol.3, n.3, pp. 248-261. ISSN 0104-530X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-530X1996000300002.
This paper deals with design of manufacturing cells and addresses the following issues: a) strategy and its importance in the context of manufacturing cells; b) use of STORM software for the design of manufacturing cells; c) discuss parameters related to performance measurements and propose some indexes for their measurement. Finally, it presents comments and results of the application of manufacturing cells in American industry.
Keywords : manufacturing cells; strategy; performance measurement; software STORM; production flow analysis.