Job Shop

Job shops are typically small manufacturing systems that handle job production, that is, custom/bespoke or semi-custom/bespoke manufacturing processes such as small to medium-size customer orders or batch jobs. Job shops typically move on to different jobs (possibly with different customers) when each job is completed. In job shops machines are aggregated in shops by the nature of skills and technological processes involved, each shop therefore may contain different machines, which gives this production system processing flexibility, since jobs are not necessarily constrained to a single machine. In computer science the problem of job shop scheduling is considered strongly NP-hard.
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  • Rick Webb: ‘It’s a hassle owning creative agencies’

    … companies make sense any more? Can we go back to an era of standalone shops? The holding company right now is an amalgamated, consolidated media buying apparatus. But they also own a portfolio of creative companies that don’t make them any money, that are a headache to manage. But they have them for two reasons, for new biz, and for occasional, slow…

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