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  Mass production - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mass production (also called flow production or repetitive flow production) is the production of large amounts of standardized products on production lines.
Mass production is capital intensive, as it uses a high proportion of machinery in relation to workers.
Mass production in the publishing industry has been commmonplace since Johannes Gutenberg's Bible was published using a printing press in the mid-1400s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mass-production   (1004 words)

  
 Mass Production
The mass production process itself is characterized by mechanization to achieve high volume, elaborate organization of materials flow through various stages of manufacturing, careful supervision of quality standards, and minute division of labour.
The major experiments that eventually led to mass production were first performed under the aegis of the military.
The system of manufacture involving production of many identical parts and their assembly into finished products came to be called the American System, because it achieved its fullest maturity in the United States.
www.willamette.edu /~fthompso/MgmtCon/Mass_Production.html   (901 words)

  
 Mass Production
Mass Production is a synergistic blend of the testosterone producing intermediates and support substances: pure pharmaceutical grade 4-androstene 3, 17-dione, a powerful standardized extract of tribulus terresteris and pure plant alkaloids of Yohimbine.
Mass Production is produced in an FDA registered and licensed facility using the purest and most potent form of androstenedione available.
Mass Production is not a "toy" and it is not uncommon to find users increasing their aggression levels and feeling of intense emotionality.
www.betterbodz.com /massproduction.html   (309 words)

  
 Mass Production - Inner City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
While some funk band aficionados remember Mass Production as the vehicle of multitalented Tyrone Williams and lead vocalisi/songwriter/drummer/percussionist Ricardo Williams, the band was a virtual workshop of capable players and writers.
Indeed, this writer remembers catcking Mass Production on one of those multiact bills where the opening act, often enduring bad sound and lights, is given about 20 dogged minutes to make an impression on a rude audience anxious for the headliner.
Mass Production managed to get the party started, though it was somewhat uncomfortable watching umpteen highly mobile folks get busy on a stage meant for six.
www.70disco.com /masspro.htm   (726 words)

  
 Mass Production to Mass Customization . . .
In terms of the product life cycle, the mass production introductory computing course has reached the maturity stage and is at the brink of decline.
In terms of the product life cycle, this course has reached the maturity stage and is at the brink of decline in the traditional sense.
Moving to the mass customization approach will require the resolution of a number of pedagogical issues such as enrollment size, credit hour production, minimum technology requirements for students, course marketing, etc. The department is facilitating the transition to mass customization by undertaking a one year course development project.
www.fhsu.edu /ais/hassett/masscust/masscust.html   (3069 words)

  
 "First in Mass Production," Feature Article, October 2005
Henry Ford carried mass production to its present state when he introduced the assembly line, which was nothing more than a means of streamlining the assembly of nominally identical parts.
We generally see mass production as an achievement of the 20th century based on roots in the 19th.
The mold that held the matrix was the real key to mass production, and it was far more complicated than the familiar spherical bullet mold.
www.memagazine.org /contents/current/features/massprod/massprod.html   (2167 words)

  
 The mass production revolution: forget the machine: "the line" changed the world
But true mass production never would have happened without the genius of Alfred P. Sloan, who was the first to understand how to effectively manage and decentralize the giant manufacturing organizations that grew out of mass production -- and sell their products.
Henry Ford's concept of mass production reached its climax in the giant Rouge complex in Dearborn.
GM suffered most in the 1980s and early 1990s because it was so successful at traditional mass production techniques that it was the last to start changing its ways when the marketplace -- and the world-- began changing.
waw.wardsauto.com /ar/auto_mass_production_revolution   (1601 words)

  
 Mass Production
Mass Production and the Transformation of enterprise 1860-1890
And where the new mass marketers had difficulty in handling the output of the new processes of production, the manufacturers integrated mass production with mass distribution.
The rise of mass production necessarily accompanied an era of mass consumption.
wolfweb.unr.edu /homepage/t_oleson/echist/Massproduction.html   (989 words)

  
 Mass Production
Much of the credit for bringing these early concepts together in a coherent form, and creating the modern, integrated, mass production operation, belongs to the U.S. industrialist Henry Ford and his colleagues at the Ford Motor Company, where in 1913 a moving-belt conveyor was used in the assembly of flywheel magnetos.
Production volume must be carefully estimated because the selection of techniques depends upon the volume to be produced and anticipated short-term changes in demand.
A major problem of mass production based on continuous or assembly line processes is that the resulting system is inherently inflexible.
www.puhsd.k12.ca.us /chana/staffpages/eichman/Adult_School/us/fall/1920s/massproduction.htm   (1009 words)

  
 Piore and Sabel, Mass Production...
Mass production: the cost of making any particular good could be dramatically reduced by replacing human skill with machinery (decomposition of tasks, increased accuracy and output)
Attempt to explain: theory of industrial dualism: a second and contrary form of production is inherent in the logic of mass production; general goods cannot be specialized enough to meet needs of firms engaged in mass production: “the special-purpose machinery required for mass production cannot itself be mass-produced” (27)Â…should lead to revitalization of craft sector
Craft production, revitalized as a complement of mass production, is used to preserve the classical view with a slight amendment to account for the exception of small firm survival
ssr1.uchicago.edu /NEWPRE/Change2/piore_sabel.html   (1323 words)

  
 Farming, Mass Production | World of Invention
Mass animal production in such close quarters creates a potential for the rapid spread of animal diseases that could devastate a farmer's operation.
Accumulations of chemicals in farm products have become a concern for the consumer.
The resulting stress on food production systems spurs perennial fear that failure of any of the crucial links in the mass production puzzle, such as water supply, could undermine the entire scheme.
www.bookrags.com /research/farming-mass-production-woi   (1136 words)

  
 TechniCon - Mass Customization: Product Configuration and Visualization Tools
In 1914, the first Model T rolled off the assembly line and ushered in the era of mass production.
Today's consumers are far more demanding, so much so that the mass production business model is giving way to a new standard: mass customization.
By moving from mass production to mass customization, companies gain an edge over their competitors.
www.technicon.com /company_masscustomization.html   (270 words)

  
 Mass Production
Once your CD is mastered it is time to begin the process of mass production.
Earlier we had set goals to determine what the final product should be, so now the biggest part of the thought process will be about getting the tasks done.
A pressed CD is mass produced by pressing the data onto the disc.
www.eastcoastbands.com /guide/mass_production.html   (874 words)

  
 LemurGene : Lemur Lounge : Mass Production
Every first Thursday of the month, all producers are invited to play their original productions to a crowd of EDM fans and labels.
Be on the lookout for the first Mass Production CD scheduled for release 04/2004.
This CD is comprised of all the producers who support and continue to support Mass Production every month with their original creations.
www.lemurgene.com /lounge/mass-production.php   (208 words)

  
 Mass Moments: Eli Whitney Patents the Cotton Gin
These machines made mass production possible and were critical to the coming Industrial Revolution.
Not only did this method allow for faster production, but parts could be interchanged between muskets, so that damaged weapons could easily be repaired.
The mass production of standardized parts in assembly-line fashion by specialized machines and unskilled labor became known as the "American System." The full flowering of the American System did not occur until the 1840s, 15 years after Whitney's death.
www.massmoments.org /moment.cfm?mid=80   (1068 words)

  
 Popular Culture -- PRODUCTION ANALYSIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Production and political economic analysis of popular culture have several distinct dimensions.
Fourth, production analysis looks at the process by which the often terrible workplaces in which pop items are produced are made invisible to the wealthier folks who consume the beautiful or entertaining items.
Most important, production analysis draws attention to the fact that no analysis of popular culture is complete unless it sees that culture in the wider, in many ways determining, context of a general political economy.
www.wsu.edu /~amerstu/pop/prod.html   (686 words)

  
 mass production
In factories mass production is achieved by a variety of means, such as division and specialization of labour and mechanization.
The technique was first implemented by US automobile pioneer Henry Ford in 1908, for the manufacture of the Model T Ford automobile.
Division of labour means that a job is divided into a number of steps, and then groups of workers are employed to carry each step out, specializing and therefore doing the job in a routine way, producing more than if each individually had to carry out all the stages of manufacture.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0006177.html   (331 words)

  
 Mass Production - Biography - AOL Music
Based in Richmond, Virginia, the ten-piece soul and disco group Mass Production had a series of minor R&B hits in the late '70s and early '80s.
Mass Production consisted of LeCoy Bryant, Kevin Douglas, James Drumgole, Agnes "Tiny" Kelly, Larry Marshall, Gregory McCoy, Emmanuel Redding, Ricardo Williams, Samuel Williams, and Tyrone Williams.
Get Mass Production biography information, download, listen and watch Mass Production music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and use the music search function to find information on other new and established recording artists.
music.aol.com /artist/mass-production/19212/biography   (151 words)

  
 ATI R350 in Mass Production - MegaGames hardware
While nVidia are expected to delay, just a little bit longer, the availability of the GFX, ATI are reported to have its competition, the R350, in mass producton.
Although, due to the extreme competitive conditions, details of the new ATI card are guarded closely, some information about the product has seen the light of day.
It is known that the chip will debut with a core clock of 375 MHz and will support DirectX 9.1 while it will feature eight rendering pipelines and two texture units per pipeline and be developed on the 150 nanometre process.
www.megagames.com /news/html/hardware/atir350inmassproduction.shtml   (244 words)

  
 Automated Mass Production
A minimum of 25 usable products must be produced, unless otherwise noted.
The production is to begin at a designated time.
Please elaborate, including information on group process, detail drawings, photo's of the device and its products, a guide for first-time users, and a clear explanation of how the device functions.
www.bsu.edu /web/jcflowers1/rlo/303assignment2.htm   (324 words)

  
 Mass Production
The production of long-runs of standardized goods for a mass market was introduced into the United States at the beginning of the 20th Century.
This has been described as "the mass production of standardized goods, using dedicated machines and moving assembly lines, employing unskilled and semi-skilled labour in fragmented jobs, with tight labour discipline, in large factories."
By improving his mass production methods, Ford reduced this to 1 hour 33 minutes.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAmass.htm   (227 words)

  
 Mass Moments: Springfield Armory Closes
When the inventor Eli Whitney proposed that he could mass produce identical muskets — like pages off a printing press — the government invested in the idea.
Although it took nearly 50 years to perfect the process, manufacture of arms, as well as many other products, was transformed by the use of standardized, machine-made parts.
Springfield was the center of research and production of small-arms and the site of some of the most famous advances in U.S. rifle technology.
www.massmoments.org /moment.cfm?mid=129   (1106 words)

  
 masssmal
MASS PRODUCTION Inc. can produce finely detailed custom models of any area in the world.
We can produce models from fine grained pine or create molds to mass produce in plastic or vinyl.
Our models are used in Interpretive Centers, for watershed and fire management analysis, in military training centers, and for the creation of commercial vinyl relief maps.
www.massproductioninc.com   (103 words)

  
 Beyond Mass Production
Severely affected by the oil crisis, Japan decided that knowledge-intensive products were the keys to continued growth and a lessened dependence on a single resource.
There is also a quickened process of production from development to actual production due to the integration.
There is also a heavy emphasis on product efficiency, a separate RandD staff existing to research the most efficient method of production.
beatl.barnard.columbia.edu /dye/book_reviews/book_review11.htm   (2409 words)

  
 Mass Production
Secutor Systems, Inc. has mass production capabilities of more than 2000 units per month of the DataVaultX4 product line.
Target production through our global mass production network is more than 10000 units per month.
With our experience expediting the exciting move from prototype development stage to operational phase and mass production Secutor Systems, Inc. offers a seamless turnkey package from purchase to production and delivery through our VAR network.
www.secutorsystems.com /Mass_Production/mass_production.php   (160 words)

  
 Mazak Industry
Global competition has forced many high-volume producers to streamline their production operations like never before.
Mazak has risen to the challenge, not only with faster, more productive features in every machine category, but gantry robots, bar-feed systems and other automation options.
Dual spindle, dual turret finishes all faces of production parts in one setup.
www.mazakusa.com /industrypage.asp?lngIndustryID=7   (324 words)

  
 Industrial Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An improvement was made in the production of steel, which was an expensive commodity and used only where iron would not do, such as for the cutting edge of tools and for springs.
The production of an alkali on a large scale became an important goal as well, and Nicolas Leblanc succeeded in 1791 in introducing a method for the production of sodium carbonate.
Use of the spinning wheel and hand loom restricted the production capacity of the industry, but incremental advances increased productivity to the extent that manufactured cotton goods became the dominant British export by the early decades of the 19th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Industrial_revolution   (8545 words)

  
 AMX-004G (AMX-017) Qubeley Mass Production Type
Called the AMX-004G Qubeley Mass Production Type, this production-line unit was introduced in the last days of the First Neo Zeon War.
Although in many ways similar to the Qubeley Mark-IIs, the Mass Production Type featured greater firepower in two areas: a pair of "active cannons" on its backpack, capable of firing in a wide arc covering both the mobile suit's front and rear; and a larger-capacity tail binder, capable of holding 30 remote funnel weapons.
Early production models were painted gray, but the final production models were rolled out in a fl paint scheme similar to the Qubeley Mark-II.
www.mahq.net /mecha/gundam/zz/amx-004g.htm   (257 words)

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