Managerial Planning and Control in Precast Industry

by Abraham Warszawski, (M.ASCE), Head; Building Research Station, Technion-Israel Inst. of Tech., Haifa, Israel,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 2, Pg. 299-313

Document Type: Journal Paper


The production process in prefabrication plant for concrete building elements differs in several important aspects from a production process in typical manufacturing plants. The paper describes the more important elements of the production system in a prefabrication plant. The main problems of production planning and control, cost and quality control in prefabrication, are examined. The main features of its information system are also discussed.

Subject Headings: Prefabrication | Industries | Industrial facilities | Information systems | Concrete | Concrete structures | Quality control

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