Title: Manufacturing traceability data management in the supply chain

Authors: Julio Garrido Campos, Luis Rodriguez Miguez

Addresses: Departamento de Ingenieria de Sistemas y Automatica, Universidad de Vigo, E.T.S.I. Industriales, Campus Lagoas Marcosende, 36200, Vigo, Spain. ' Departamento de Ingenieria de Sistemas y Automatica, Universidad de Vigo, E.T.S.I. Industriales, Campus Lagoas Marcosende, 36200, Vigo, Spain

Abstract: The paper proposes the organisation of manufacturing traceability data in a similar way to the product structure, but including machining operations. In ISO 10303 STEP data transfer scenarios, the proposed linkage between traceability data and CAD/CAM/CNC feature data provides significance to the traceability data, driving the data transfer through the industrial partners. Traceability data will be understandable and available whenever required, irrespective of the manufacturing process or supply chain complexity.

Keywords: manufacturing traceability; computer aided design; CAD; computer aided manufacturing; CAM; standard for the exchange of product data; STEP; product data management; CNC; PDM; supply chain management; SCM; quality control; data exchange; data transfer.

DOI: 10.1504/IJITM.2009.024608

International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 2009 Vol.8 No.3, pp.321 - 339

Available online: 10 Apr 2009 *

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