AGV - Automatic Guided Vehicle
AMA - Apparel Manufacturing Architecture
AMTC - Apparel Manufacturing Technology Center
AMP - Apparel Manufacturing Protocol Suite
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
CAD - Computer Aided Design
CAM - Computer Aided Manufacturing
CBEMA - Computer Business Equipment Manufacturers Association (now ITIC)
CIM - Computer Integrated Manufacturing
CNC - Computer Numerical Control
DEC - Digital Equipment Corporation
DNC - Direct Numerical Control
EDI - Electronic Data Interchange
FIGARMA - Fully Integrated GARment MAnufacturing
FMS - Flexible Manufacturing System
FTAM - File Transfer, Access and Management
GM - General Motors
HP - Hewlett Packard
IBM - International Business Machines Corp.
IC - Integrated Circuit
ICAM - Integrated Computer Aided Manufacturing
ICOM - Input, Control, Output, or Mechanism (for IDEF model)
IDEF - ICAM Definition Models
IDEF0 - Function Model
IDEF1 - Information Model
IDS - Integrated Design Support
IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
IIM - Information Integrated Manufacturing
IMDAS - Integrated Manufacturing Distributed Database
ISO - International Standards Organization
MAP - Manufacturing Automation Protocol
MMS - Manufacturing Message Specification
NBS - National Bureau of Standards
NC - Numerically Controlled
NCSU - North Carolina State University
NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology (formerly NBS)
OSI - Open Systems Interconnection
PC - Personal Computer
POMS - Plant Operating Management System
RDBMS - Relational Database Management System
SQL - Structured Query Language
SADT - Structured Analysis and Design Technique
TALC - Textile Apparel Linkage Council
TAMMF - Textile and Apparel Machinery Modernization Foundation
(TC)2 - Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation
TLA - Three Letter Acronym
TOP - Technical Office Protocol
USAF - United States Air Force
USL - University of Southwestern Louisiana

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