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ISBN: 9781305971776
Chapter 8, Problem 11RQ
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Discuss the difference between discrete and process manufacturing.

Program Plan Intro

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM):

Product lifecycle management is an enterprise business policy that generates a common source of information about products and processes to maintenance the combined creation, distribution, management and use of product and packaging description information.

  • PLM includes marketing and sales, research and progress, new development, product plan, model and testing, manufacturing process design, production and gathering, product delivery and installation process, maintenance and support, and stepping down and replacement of product.

PLM software provides to manage the data and processes which is related with different phases of the PLM.

  • It is created for two broad types of manufacturing they are,
    1. 1. Discrete manufacturing
    2. 2. Process manufacturing

Explanation of Solution

Difference between discrete manufacturing and process manufacturing:

Discrete manufacturingProcess manufacturing
Discrete manufacturing is referred to the production of distinct products which can be decomposed into their basic components.Process manufacturing is referred to the production of products which cannot be decomposed easily into their basic components...

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