virginia tech

Wood machine set-up: the time-wasting culprit fingered in new study

Successful set-up time reduction efforts - a pillar of lean production - allow wood products manufacturers to reduce their lead-time and their work in process inventory (WIP), letting them be efficient even as they shrink batch sizes, shows a new study by Virginia Tech and FDMC magazine.
By Enis Kucuk, Urs Buehlmann - Virginia Tech

Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry looks at VirginiaTech FutureHaus 'cartridge' rooms

Virginia Tech’s FutureHAUS 'Kitchen of the Future' created a buzz at KBIS 2015 in Las Vegas. Like the kitchen, a 'Living Room of the Future' is designed to be manufactured as a 'cartridge,' ready to drop into homes. Rick Yohn, Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry, assisted in the first phases. A complete, full-scale house is the long term goal.
By Katie Gehrt, Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech FutureHaus Kitchen Is CNC-friendly

A cartridge kitchen design that lends itself to automated manufacturing is CNC-friendly. Virginia Tech Center for Design Research FutureHAUS project explores integration of technology with architecture for industrialized home production.

Virginia Tech Designs Kitchen of Future at KBIS 2015

At KBIS 2015, the Virginia Tech University Center for Design Research will show kitchen cabinetry as a cartridge design, exploring manufacturing technologies as part of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show Jan. 20-22 in the KBIS NeXT area.
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