The advanced manufacturing technology systems have brought new challenges to manufacturing firms all around the world. The increased need for higher productivity and zero detect products is forcing manufacturers to reevaluate their production philosophy, and improve their product design and manufacturing processes. This paper presents an object-oriented, window-based scheme that represents various manufacturing activities such as planning, marketing, design, and manufacturing. In the presented scheme, each activity is considered an object and represented by a window.
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