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    Author(s): Janice K. Wiedenbeck
    Date: 1992
    Source: Wood and Wood Products. November: 67-71.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    How is rough mill production affected by lumber length? Lumber grade? Cutting quality? Cutting sizes? How would equipment purchase plans be prioritized? How do personnel shifts affect system productivity? What effect would a reduction in machine set-up time have on material flow? Simulation modeling is being widely used in many industries to provide valuable insight into questions such as these.

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    Wiedenbeck, Janice K. 1992. Simulation for Rough Mill Options. Wood and Wood Products. November: 67-71.

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