Reel and sheet cutting at a paper mill

@article{Correia2004ReelAS,
  title={Reel and sheet cutting at a paper mill},
  author={M. Helena Correia and Jos{\'e} Fernando Oliveira and Jos{\'e} Soeiro Ferreira},
  journal={Computers & OR},
  year={2004},
  volume={31},
  pages={1223-1243}
}
This work describes a real-world industrial problem of production planning and cutting optimization of reels and sheets, occurring at a Portuguese paper mill. It will focus on a particular module of the global problem, which is concerned with the determination of the width combinations of the items involved in the planning process: the main goal consists in satisfying an order set of reels and sheets that must be cut from master reels. The width combination process will determine the quantity… CONTINUE READING
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