By Donald J. Bowersox and Nicholas J. LaHowchic, OGI Enterprises, 2008, 358 pages, $49.95
Supply chain groups collaborate on a new set of performance metrics.
Facility was designed with green strategies in mind.
Learn to trust the numbers and manage by exception.
New slicing method for germanium reduces waste, could lower costs of higher-efficiency solar cells.
By Judy Estrin, McGraw-Hill, September 2008, 254 pages, $27.95
The Pittsburgh-based metals company invests $1.2 billion into an expansion and consolidation project aimed at growing sales worldwide.
Input costs are high while aluminum prices have fallen and demand has decreased
Company expects sales in October to grow 1-2%
Company wanted to integrate business data from mulitple locations