Accession Number : ADA291071

Title :   The Establishment and Operation of the Apparel Manufacturing Technology Center.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 87-Oct 94,,

Corporate Author : GEORGIA INST OF TECH ATLANTA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAB

Personal Author(s) : Adams, John C.

PDF Url : ADA291071

Report Date : 30 NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 265

Abstract : The Apparel Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) is a research and technology transfer program oriented toward the specific needs of the apparel industry. A broad range of applications research and development programs have been completed and are underway since the program inception in 1987. AMTC research and development projects range from equipment automation and information technology to job enrichment. The purpose is to increase productivity and quality as well as to reduce product time to market. AMTC technology transfer initiatives are provided by an array of endeavors including in-plant assistance, seminars and workshops, pilot plant scale technology demonstrations, industry prototyping and equipment feasibility analysis and extensive involvement of apparel engineering students in the program. -BKA

Descriptors :   *MANUFACTURING, *TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, *COST ANALYSIS, *HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, *INDUSTRIAL PLANTS, *CLOTHING, *ERGONOMICS, *WORKSHOPS, SIMULATION, METHODOLOGY, JOBS, MARKETING, INVESTMENTS, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, FABRICS, QUALITY CONTROL, WORK STATIONS, PRODUCTIVITY, DESIGN CRITERIA, DEFECT ANALYSIS.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE