Planning and scheduling in Japanese semiconductor manufacturing

Izak Duenyas, John W. Fowler, Lee W. Schruben

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Described are some methods used by Japanese semiconductor manufacturing companies for long-term planning and short-term scheduling and shop floor control. Tools and techniques used for planning and scheduling in wafer fabrication are identified. General findings are discussed, and specific efforts at four companies are described in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-332
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Manufacturing Systems
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
  • International Manufacturing
  • Organizational and Business Issues
  • Production and Operations Management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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