Manufacturing Data Structures: Building Foundations for Excellence with Bills of Materials and Process Information

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Manufacturing Data Structures "Comprehensive yet easy-to-read…Manufacturing Data Structures is filled with anecdotes, yet stresses the importance of maintaining data accuracy. It is valuable reading for all manufacturing managers." Jim Carnall Manufacturing Manager, Eastman Kodak "An entertaining and informative look at an important aspect of day to day business in the MRP II environment. It clearly shows how data structuring methodology can be directly applied to process industries such as the Personal Products/Health and Beauty business." Jeff L. Stevens Manager, Packaging Sciences, Chesebrough-Ponds Canada "Manufacturing Data Structures shows, in a very practical way, how manufacturing data can be used as a competitive weapon. It’s a comprehensive guide, filled with solutions to everyday problems." Jim Hendrickson Plant Manager, Reckitt & Colman "An excellent book…Very useful on the subject of data foundations for manufacturing. It has suggested further opportunities for improvement in my own organisation." R.A. Watson Rolls-Royce Motor Cars "Manufacturing Data Structures will be of immense value to the practitioner…" Chris Cage ICI Pharmaceuticals

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About the author (1995)

JERRY CLEMENT is an Oliver Wight education associate specializing in the fields of production and inventory management. A manufacturing professional with more than twenty years of combined experience with the Kodak Company and the Xerox Corporation, he has managed production and inventory planning and multinational systems programs. ANDY COLDRICK is an associate with Oliver Wight managing the United Kingdom consulting and education divisions. Formerly the manufacturing manager for Engelhard Limited, of the United Kingdom, he has successfully implemented MRP II in four different business areas in a three-year period. JOHN SARI, an Oliver Wight associate, is a teacher and consultant in the MRP field for a number of diverse companies. He has consulted in the area of production planning and control since the 1970s, when he worked for Arista Manufacturing Systems, a Xerox company.

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