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The National Shipbuilding Research Program. 1989 Ship Production Symposium, Paper No. 6: Strategizing and Executing the Implementation and Utilization of Zone Technology at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
PHILADELPHIA NAVAL SHIPYARD PA
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The fundamental philosophies of Group Technology or Zone Logic Technology are accepted practices in Japanese Shipyards. The ideologies, originally conceived in the U.S. ironically, were considerably refined by the Japanese Shipbuilding and Repair Industry and since 1978, have been reimported to the U.S. The traditional system-by-system approach to work has been replaced by a zone oriented product work breakdown structure, Zone Logic Technology. This grouping of jobs if executed properl, has the potential to significant y enhance efficiency and productivity.
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