A simulation analysis of factors influencing the flexibility of cellular manufacturing

  title={A simulation analysis of factors influencing the flexibility of cellular manufacturing},
  author={Manocher Djassemi and Orfalea},
The performance of cellular manufacturing (CM) systems in a variable demand and flexible workforce environment has been examined using simulation modelling. Discrepancies between academicians and practitioners’ findings with respect to flexibility and uneven machine utilization in CM systems are discussed. The views of two parties were incorporated in simulation models to rectify the existing discrepancies. While the results of this study confirm the previous findings of academicians regarding… CONTINUE READING

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