Zhou, J. & Irani, S.A. (2000, June). Cochran, D.S. & Tapia, C.F. (Eds.). Design of modular layouts for fabrication-based assembly facilities. Proceedings of the Third World Congress on Intelligent Manufacturing Processes & Systems, MIT (Cambridge, MA) and the International Institution for Production Engineering Research (CIRP), 62-69.
Marchwinski, C. & Irani, S.A. (2001, March). Software solves identity crises for parts from big “families”. Lean Manufacturing Advisor, 3-7.
Khaswala, Z. & Irani, S.A. (2001, September). Value network mapping: Visualization and analysis of multiple flows in value stream maps. Proceedings of the Lean Management Solutions Conference, IIE and University of Missouri-Rolla, St. Louis, MO, 47-63.
Huskonen, W. (2003, January/February). Thinking Lean at TECT Cleveland. Forging, 16-19.
Marchwinski, C. (2003, May). Understanding families is key in high-mix low-volume facility. Lean Manufacturing Advisor, 4-5.
Irani, S.A., Zhou, J. & Huang, H. (2003, November). A pattern recognition approach for manufacturing facility compaction by machining function combination using flexible manufacturing modules. Transactions of the ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 125, 740-752.
Huskonen, W. (2004, March/April). Wringing out waste. Forging, 4.
Huskonen, W. (2004, March/April). Ulven Forging succeeds with Jobshop Lean. Forging, 26-28.
Huskonen, W. (2004, March/April). Jobshop Lean workshop is a winner. Forging, 30.
Sabri, S. & Shayan, E. (2004). Lean strategies for furniture manufacturing. Proceedings of the Fifth Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference, 31.18.1-13.18.8.
Wang, B. (2007). The quick-start approach to JobshopLean: How to initiate the implementation of Lean in a high-mix low-volume manufacturing facility. Paper submitted for the Student Paper Competition sponsored by IIE Lean Division.
Irani, S.A. (2008, April). Starting your job shop on its “Lean Journey”. Forge Magazine, 13-16.
Irani, S.A. & Fischer, C. (2009). Recession-proof your shop the Lean Way. This report was sponsored and published by JobBOSS, a Division of Exact Software.
Heston, T. (2010, October). How a shop devoted to improvement improved. The Fabricator, 32.
Heston, T. (2010, November). Another day, another economic recovery. The Fabricator, 52-54.
Danford, M. (2010, November). From job shop chaos to Lean order. Modern Machine Shop, 60-67.
The following articles constitute a series of columns on JobshopLean that I wrote for The Fabricator (www.TheFabricator.com):
Glaser, A. (2010, May/June). A road map to robotics: JobshopLean and other methods pave the way. Practical Welding Today Online.
Meanwhile, in the real world. Industrial Engineer, (2011, April), 47-52.
Choosing what works. Industrial Engineer, (2011, August), 42-47.
The robust and reliable job shop: Going Lean requires more than the traditional tools. Gear Technology Newsletter (Voices section), (2012, June).
Adapting Lean for high-mix low-volume manufacturing facilities. Gear Technology, (2012, August), 10-12.
A quick-start approach for implementing Lean in jobshops. Gear Technology, (2012, October), 10-16.
The following articles constitute a series of columns on JobshopLean that I wrote for Gear Technology (www.GearTechnology.com):
Savvy students help shipping department move. Industrial Engineer, (2013,