Flexible Manufacturing Systems: An Investigation For Research and Applications

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

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Flexible Manufacturing Systems(s) (FMS) have already proved their great success in a large number of manufacturing industries. Realising the importance of FMS in increasing productivity and quality, an attempt has been made in this paper to review the literature available on FMS with the objective to identify the applications of existing FMS models and future research directions in the areas of FMS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-44
Number of pages42
JournalManufacturing Research and Technology
Issue numberC
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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