TRAVERSE CITY, MI – In the future, DaimlerChrysler AG will build and retool assembly plants twice – and cut significant time and cost by doing so. Sue Unger By 2005, all changes to manufacturing facilities to accommodate new and freshened products will be made virtually. Three-dimensional models will wend their way down simulated lines before any physical changes are approved or implemented, says Sue Unger, DC senior vice president and chief information officer. It applies to ...

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