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the time interval between the initiation and the completion of a production process

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"Due to the way resources are phased and allocated under a CR, Navy currently does not have sufficient funds in our manpower accounts to allow for normal lead times for Sailors to receive PCS orders," said Vice Adm.
Volkswagen is seeing lead times of 12-14 weeks when normally a new car can be delivered in around five weeks.
Use the new lead times created by the Lean Flow factory redesign, plan to build the product within total lead time plus a little, provide the sales-order demand to the Lean Flow lines in the required sequence, and let them build it.
"Aggressive action was required to address the issues of lead time, and we pulled out all the stops to react quickly to our customers' needs."
Typical lead times at his company, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., average eight weeks.
Manufacturers of high-precision, highly styled parts that have historically looked to injection molding have a new option that offers equivalent results with shorter lead times and lower tooling costs.
* Postponement of Resource Commitments based on Lead Times
To provide faster access to its most popular IHLP low profile, high current inductors, Vishay Intertechnology introduced alternative versions of its commercial style IHLP with shorter lead times of 8 to 10 weeks.The devices released offer designers alternatives to Vishay's 10 best-selling series of commercial, standard IHLP inductors that currently have extended lead times.
Long lead times are a result of customization; most companies now sell only sofas that require some sort of customization -- fabric choice, arm style, leg color and size, to name a few.
The Xometry Add-in enables Inventor users to get instant pricing and lead times in Inventor, receive immediate design feedback on parts, choose from a wide range of processes, including 3D Printing, Sheet Metal, CNC Machining, and Urethane Casting with over 200 materials, order designs through Xometry with one click and add notes and drawings to further specify part features, finishes and tolerances
On Weather World, the Pennsylvania State University's weekday weather magazine show that airs throughout Pennsylvania, forecast products are designed to be consistent with the increasing uncertainty at extended lead times. In the 3-7-day period, the "Extended Forecast" provides daily probabilities of precipitation as well as lower and upper bounds for daily maximum temperatures.
OGM says inserts have traditionally been manufactured using conventional CNC machining techniques and in an effort to drive down tooling cost, many companies have outsourced production to the Far East, in the knowledge that there is then a trade-off in even longer lead-times and potential quality issues, by comparison, the hybrid RPMT technology can reduce lead times to between 4 - 6 weeks.