Product transfer in disk drive industry - trends and issues.
Date of Issue2000
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
This research focuses on the study on trends and problems in disk drive industry and product transfer of disk drives from design center in the US to volume manufacturing in offshore production sites. The product transfer is framed around innovation and manufacturability. High manufacturing cost in technically advanced countries forces their MNCs to design the product in the home country and manufacture the products in lower cost countries.
Nanyang Technological University