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Automatic Resupply Techniques article: kanban and breadtruckBuild-to-Order article

Case Study:  Read the ultimate case-study of a greenfield plant that was based on these principles
 

Concurrent Engineering of Challenging Products: http://www.design4manufacturability.com/concurrent-engineering.htm

Families of Producgts: "How to Build-to-Order Product Families"

Flexible Manufacturing; illustrated guide

Growth through. Acjoevommg tjrpigj BTO & Mass Customization article

Hoffman Enclosures case study, who used these BTO techniques to build a wide variety of standard and mass customized products on-demand.  [Case study]

Inventory Reduction

Kanban article with kanban illustration

Mass Customization articl  with full  factory layorts for fabricated and electronic products

Mass Customization ; New Executyve Overviews 

Mass Production; No Time for Batches and Queues article, a witty and hard-hitting editorial on the demise of Mass Production

 Offshoring; w article: The Case Against it and What to Replace it with
Offshoring; Companion article on the  hidden  offshorIromg' tje Joddem Cpsts

On-Demand Lean Production article as a key prerequisite

Results from BTO and DFM implementations

Spontaneous Supply Chain article to pull parts and materials on-demand

Product Line Rationalization article

Ressions strategies and getting back to work

  scalability without shortages with two new sections: Scalability for Major Programs and Scalable Innovation as Fast as Needed

Standardization article as a key prerequisite

Strategy, new article at:  http://www.design4manufacturability.com/strategy.htm

Spontaneous Resupply Techniques article: kanban and breadtruck

Training for Build-to-Order & Mass Customization article (on the Implementation page)

Work; Getting Bac to : Recession Strategies: How BTO Can Help in a Recession, Immediately with little capital cost

by Dr. David M. Anderson, P.E., fASME, CMC
Build-to-Order Consulting
anderson@build-to-order-consulting.com
Copyright 2022 by Dr. David Anderson

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