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Handbook of Stochastic Models and Analysis of Manufacturing System Operations

Volume 192 of the series International Series in Operations Research & Management Science pp 115-138

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Models of Leveling for Lean Manufacturing Systems

  • Kai FurmansAffiliated withIFL, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Email author 
  • , Martin VeitAffiliated withRobert Bosch GmbH

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Abstract

Lean manufacturing had its first worldwide appearance in 1990 with a documentation [21] about state of the art car manufacturing, sales and logistics systems for various Japanese, American and European car manufacturers and their suppliers.