05088045 is referenced by 119 patents and cites 10 patents.

A production management system controls a production line having a plurality of assembling/machining stations including pieces of production equipment such as nut runners. The production management system includes a computer for supplying control information to control the pieces of production equipment, a first information network for transmitting the control information from the computer to the assembling/machining stations, and a second information network for transmitting information indicating results of operation in the assembling/machining stations to downstream assembling/machining stations to allow defective portions of workpieces to be repaired in the subsequent assembling/machining stations. The first information network comprises a plurality of separate networks associated respectively with divided portions of the production line.

Title
Production management system
Application Number
7/460027
Publication Number
5088045
Application Date
January 2, 1990
Publication Date
February 11, 1992
Inventor
Shinji Imai
Sayama
JP
Hiroshi Hamano
Sayama
JP
Michio Fujinuma
Sayama
JP
Shinzo Urushidani
Sayama
JP
Chikafumi Shimanaka
Sayama
JP
Assignee
Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G06F 15/46
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