Yard Company is a family- owned medium- sized manufacturing company that has been in operation for more than 30 years. The company makes moldings and related parts for other manufacturing firms. Yard Company’s manufacturing operations include machining, welding, and assembly. The company has always employed skilled artisans and has been able to maintain a reputation for high- quality production. Moldings are made to order and sold through contract with the purchasing party. The uniqueness of its product had allowed the company to avoid automating its production processes until just last year. Realizing that labor costs were going to escalate steadily for the foreseeable future, management purchased three numerically controlled machines to automate some of its production processes. A numerically controlled machine is a computer-operated workstation that is programmed to operate tools and to perform a sequence of manufacturing operations in conjunction with one or more human operators. For example, the machine might be programmed to drill several holes of specific sizes in a certain sequence. The human operator manipulates the part, pressing a button to let the machine know when to drill a hole. Programming the numerically controlled machines requires skills that are obtained most readily by studying computer science in college or a trade school. Because none of the artisans employed by the Yard Company had the necessary background, it was necessary to hire two recent college
https://qualitywriters.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/logo-300x75.png 0 0 Paul https://qualitywriters.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/logo-300x75.png Paul2020-09-30 00:00:002021-07-03 03:02:34Yard Company is a family- owned medium- sized manufacturing company that has been in operation for..