Definitions for "Work Center"
Work Centers are the driving force in a SIMUL8 simulation. They have a Pull and Push element, meaning they will attempt to pull work in from any source, and after processing it they will push it to the next valid destination. Work Centers have a Processing Time, derived form a distribution, and may have rules used to control where work items are pulled form or pushed to
a collection of one or more machines with similar capabilities
a set of one or more machines having similar capabilities on which a particular operation can be completed
an organizational unit where a work step is carried out, producing an output
normally, is an individual production area or sub-process of an overall manufacturing process.