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    • A geometrical model for managing surface productivity of U-Shaped assembly lines 

      Gil Vilda, Francisco; Yagüe-Fabra, José Antonio; Sunyer Torrents, Albert; Jauregui-Becker, Juan M.; Wits, Wessel W. (2018-04-22)
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      U-Shaped Assembly Lines (U-SALs) are cellular manufacturing systems that, among other things, provide a remarkable feature for industrial cost efficiency: their effectiveness in space utilization. While the challenge of ...
    • Integration of a collaborative robot in a U-shaped production line: a real case study 

      Gil Vilda, Francisco; Sunyer Torrents, Albert; Yagüe-Fabra, José Antonio; Crespo, Carlos; Serrano, Herve (2017-10-05)
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      In lean production environments, such as the U-shaped cells, flexibility is a priority. Therefore, any element that introduces process stiffness is negatively valued. Former studies establish that robotization of tasks in ...