Postprint version. Published in Computers & Industrial Engineering, Volume 25, Issue 1-4, September 1, 1993, pages 473-476. Copyright © 1993 Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. DOI: 10.1016/0360-8352(93)90323-P.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Manocher Djassemi was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
A major contributing factor to the under utilization of machines in cellular manufacturing is the development of long queues in front of some machines in machine cells. This paper presents a procedure which identifies such machines and redistributes their loads to alternative machines whenever feasible.
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