Equipment selection problems in just-in-time manufacturing systems

A. Gunasekaran, P. li-Olli, T. Martikainen

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This paper is concerned with the development of a mathematical model for solving the problem of equipment selection in just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing systems. Equipment selection issues are important, particularly during the initial stages of implementing JIT. In this paper a mathematical model is proposed for capacity planning and for selecting equipment in a multi-stage JIT production system. An example situation is considered to explain the application and behaviour of the model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-353
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the Operational Research Society
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Strategy and Management
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Management Science and Operations Research


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