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Five Year Anniversary Cell-ebration

When LucasVarity's* 50 millionth anti-lock brake system (ABS) unit rolled off the line earlier this year at its Fowlerville, MI, facility, it was a shining moment for the company "No other company in the world has achieved this milestone," stated LucasVarity Automotive president John Plant, "and each of our colleagues throughout LucasVarity Automotive shares in the triumph"But as all the fuss was made over that finished ABS unit in the assembly area, 11 Makino manufacturing cells stood idle on the other side of the plant

Labor: A Study of the Automotive Industry's Scarce Resource (PART 1 OF 3)

The shift is on to using lighter materials for the vehicles at Ford, with aluminum being an important aspect of this shift Here's what's happening

Sun's Jini: Granting the Wish of Simplified Distributed Computing?

FedEx Ship, free from Federal Express Corp, is an excellent program

Lighten Up: Ford's Move To Aluminum & Magnesium

The shift is on to using lighter materials for the vehicles at Ford, with aluminum being an important aspect of this shift Here's what's happening

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Beyond Boxes

In Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age author Michael Hiltzik quotes Dr