Current surveys indicate that of all of the various sectors of material handling activity, the method and location of parts and materials storage and their feed-in to the process as a whole is receiving the most attention. In more than half the plants recently surveyed, the material handling responsibility in a planning, or methods sense is placed in their production or Manufacturing Engineering Departments. Few plants are tackling material handling methods improvement on a formal program basis, but the few that do are achieving some remarkable results.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper given at Nat Eng Conference, Philadelphia, Pa Apr 29-May 3 1968
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Tool & Manufacturing Engineers

    20501 Ford Road
    Dearborn, MI  United States  48128
  • Authors:
    • Mabbs, E C
  • Publication Date: 1968-4-29

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  • Accession Number: 00002260
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper MS68-219
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1970 12:00AM