This paper presents an overview and guidance for manufacturing companies which are preparing to invest in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT). The purpose of this paper is to introduce AMT to Local context and explain the reasons why the company may encounter problems with adopting AMT. In addition to that, the author suggests many avenues to look at AMT applications and the many suggestions offered by the relevant literature for improving the performance of using AMT investment. Further, the research work here aims to assist managers to understand the benefits, types and investment of AMT and identify the problems in the local context. The author of this paper believes that proper understanding of AMT will encourage more firms to invest in AMT and to realize the benefits to make more contributions to society by improving world standard quality of product.
Sabaragamuwa University Journal, vol 6, no. 1, pp 116-134
How to Cite:
Gunawardana, K.D., 2010. Introduction of Advanced Manufacturing Technology: a literature review. Sabaragamuwa University Journal, 6(1), pp.116–134. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/suslj.v6i1.1694