Rapid response manufacturing (RRM). Final CRADA report

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US industry is fighting to maintain its competitive edge in the global market place. Markets fluctuate rapidly. Companies have to be able to respond quickly with improved, high quality, cost efficient products. Because companies and their suppliers are geographically distributed, rapid product realization is dependent on the development of a secure integrated concurrent engineering environment operating across multiple business entities. The way products are developed and brought to market can be improved and made more efficient through the proper incorporation of emerging technologies implemented in a secure environment. This documents the work done under this CRADA to develop capabilities, which ... continued below

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Cain, W.D. & Waddell, W.L. February 10, 1998.

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  • Cain, W.D. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  • Waddell, W.L. National Centers for Manufacturing Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)

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  • Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant
    Publisher Info: Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, TN (United States)
    Place of Publication: Tennessee

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US industry is fighting to maintain its competitive edge in the global market place. Markets fluctuate rapidly. Companies have to be able to respond quickly with improved, high quality, cost efficient products. Because companies and their suppliers are geographically distributed, rapid product realization is dependent on the development of a secure integrated concurrent engineering environment operating across multiple business entities. The way products are developed and brought to market can be improved and made more efficient through the proper incorporation of emerging technologies implemented in a secure environment. This documents the work done under this CRADA to develop capabilities, which permit the effective application, incorporation, and use of advanced technologies in a secure environment to facilitate the product realization process. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems (LMES), through a CRADA with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), worked within a consortium of major industrial firms--Ford, General Motors, Texas Instruments, United Technologies, and Eastman Kodak--and several small suppliers of advanced manufacturing technology--MacNeal-Schwendler Corp., Teknowledge Corp., Cimplex Corp., Concentra, Spatial Technology, and Structural Dynamics Research Corp. (SDRC)--to create infrastructure to support the development and implementation of secure engineering environments for Rapid Response Manufacturing. The major accomplishment achieved under this CRADA was the demonstration of a prototypical implementation of a broad-based generic framework for automating and integrating the design-to-manufacturing activities associated with machined parts in a secure NWC compliant environment. Specifically, methods needed to permit the effective application, incorporation, and use of advanced technologies in a secure environment to facilitate the product realization process were developed and demonstrated. An important aspect of this demonstration was the implementation of a Product Information Management System that supports secure concurrent engineering in an open environment.

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OSTI as DE98058314

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  • Other Information: PBD: 10 Feb 1998

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  • Other: DE98058314
  • Report No.: Y/AMT--604
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • DOI: 10.2172/663252 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 663252
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710466

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Cain, W.D. & Waddell, W.L. Rapid response manufacturing (RRM). Final CRADA report, report, February 10, 1998; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710466/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.