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Unformatted text preview: ional audits rely on one or two
experts to gather and analyze data in relative isolation and produce recommendations based on experience and best practices. Moreover, these recommendations are typically confined to technological
improvements such as installing more efficient or appropriately sized motors. However, in a complex
environment like the manufacturing floor, where operational details are as important if not more
important to improving efficiency, a team based approach incorporating front line employees and
managers is likely more effective. In addition, the lack of energy efficiency standards for specialized
process equipment, as noted in Section 1.2, prevents the use of standards based recommendations
on behalf of expert auditors. 5.1.2 CCA Background The area tinder study, referred to as Circuit Card Assembly (CCA), is a self contained manufacturing unit within the larger IADC that can be considered a high mix, low volume manufacturing
environment. For purposes of this study, details of the produ...
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