Technical Paper

Advanced Production Scheduling in a Seagate Technology Wafer Fab

What we cover in this technical paper:

  • The complexities of wafer fab scheduling
  • The pros and cons of traditional heuristic-based scheduling
  • Seagate’s performance benchmark study: comparing the new proposed scheduling technology with the current simulation scheduler at their Springtown fab.
  • Results from Seagate’s optimized schedules report, showing significant reductions in cycle time and increases in throughput compared with SimModel schedules.

Authors of this publication: Georgios M. Kopanos, Dennis Xenos, Slava Andreev (Flexciton Ltd.); Tina O’Donnell, Sharon Feely (Seagate Technology).

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