Agile Manufacturing

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What is going on? Agile manufacturing was introduced in 1991 by a government-sponsored research effort at Lehigh University. After researching and studying about aspect of the "agile manufacturing", for my purposes, different businesses have different ideas of what agile manufacturing is. I adopt the following definition: depending on market and customers demand, agile manufacturing take competition ability and prestige as the foundation, choosing the cooperator to constitute the virtual company, division of cooperation, strengthending the whole …

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