Explanation: Cell production

see island production. Cell production is characterised by:

  • Manufacturing in takt time
  • Working in one-piece flow
  • The cells are planned with simple and easily set-up equipment
  • The stations process the product autonomously
  • The linkage of the stations is mostly done manually
  • The lines are constructed in such a way that they can be operated by a single person

Benefits: increased flexibility, improved transparency, shortened throughput times.

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