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This publication is the third volume of the 2nd EC-Japan conference on the future of industry in the global context. It contains the reports from the management and manufacturing workshop. The workshop presented two R&D initiatives. The first, IMS, concerns international collaboration in intelligent manufacturing systems, and relates to the development of next generation manufacturing systems comprising design, order management, production and distribution based on an open system environment for information processing. The second initiative is FAMOS, the Eureka umbrella project for flexible assembly automation, which relates to the development of enabling technologies and pilot plants to improve assembly processes.

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Authors: WOBBE W (EDITOR), European Commission, Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: FOP 357 EN (1993) 325 pp.
Availability: Available from the FAST Programme Office, European Commission, DG XII, 200 rue de la Loi, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE)
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