Best Practices in Manufacturing Processes: experiences from Latin America

Jorge Luis García Alcaraz*, Leonardo Rivera Cadavid, Rosa Guadalupe González, George Leal Jamil, Mario Gustavo Chong Chong

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This book reports the best practices that companies established in Latin America are implementing in their manufacturing processes in order to generate high quality products and stay in the market. It lists the technologies, production and administrative philosophies that are being implemented, presenting a collection of successful cases of studies from Latin America. The book describes how the tools and techniques are being integrated, modified and combined to create new technical resources for assisting the decision making process for better economic performance in manufacturing companies. The efforts deployed for assisting the transformation of raw materials into products and services are described. The authors explain the main key success factors or drivers for success of each tool, technique or hybrid combination approach applied to solve manufacturing problems.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages543
ISBN (Electronic)9783319991900
ISBN (Print)9783319991894
StatePublished - 18 Sep 2018

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  • Decision making
  • Philosophical aspects
  • Combination approaches
  • Decision making process
  • Economic performance
  • High-quality products
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Manufacturing process
  • Products and services
  • Tools and techniques
  • Manufacture


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