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5A Industry Applications: Automated Carousels Feed Typewriter Assemblers on MRP Diet

  • Tom Andel

Abstract

Typewriters have lots of parts. Electric typewriters have lots and lots. Programmable electronic types? Enough to make a manufacturer rethink his concepts of inventory control and assembly. That’s what happened at Xerox with the introduction of the “Memorywriter.” This new typewriter, produced by the Office Products Division of Xerox in Dallas, is also one of the highest-volume products the company has ever produced.

Keywords

Material Handling Inventory Control Bulk Storage Finished Good Inventory Total Assembly Time 
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© Chapman and Hall 1985

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  • Tom Andel

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