Readers will learn how to integrate quality and reliability control, machine tool maintenance, production and inventory control, and suppliers into the linked-cell system for one-piece parts movement within cells and small-lot movement between cells.An additional benefit to the lean production buyer is that quality is more consistent and easier to monitor when there is a single ... This list was obtained from the plant manager at a first- tier supplier to Toyota. ... The need for automation simply reflects the gradual transition of the factory from manual to automated functions.
|Title||:||Lean Manufacturing Systems and Cell Design|
|Author||:||J. Temple Black, Steve L. Hunter|
|Publisher||:||Society of Manufacturing Engineers - 2003-01-01|