Accession Number:

ADA220977

Title:

Best Manufacturing Practices Survey Conducted at Northrop Aircraft Division, Hawthorne, California

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY (RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ACQUISITION) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the Best Manufacturing Practices BMP survey conducted at this facility was to identify their best practices, review manufacturing problems, and document the results. The intent is to extend the use of progressive management techniques as well as high technology equipment and processes throughout the U.S. industrial base. The actual exchange of detailed data will be between contractors at their discretion. The intent of the BMP program is to use this documentation as the initial step in a voluntary technology sharing process among the industry.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE