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A Production Management Information Model for Discrete Manufacturing



Steven R. Ray, S Wallace


The Manufacturing Systems Integration (MSI) project at the National Insitute of Standards and Technology is developing a system architecture that incorporates an integrated production planning and control environment. The development of this architecture includes the definition of information models describing the information which needs to be shared among production management systems (production planning, scheduling and control systems) in order to achieve the integration of manufacturing systems. This paper presents the production management information model within the MSI project. The main focus of the model is to identify and characterize the relationships between orders and workpieces, to identify the information necessary to achieve workpiece tracking and to identify the information necessary to achieve resource requirements specifications for process plans.
Production Planning & Control
6, NO.1


database, integration, NIAM, tracking


Ray, S. and Wallace, S. (1995), A Production Management Information Model for Discrete Manufacturing, Production Planning & Control, [online], (Accessed March 3, 2024)
Created December 31, 1994, Updated October 12, 2021