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Toyota Production System: Automation and Autonomation A Technique to Detect and Improve Defect Production

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What is Jidoka? In the world of manufacturing, we are often familiar with the term Jidoka, let alone a company that reference the Japanese manufacturing system. In this case, Toyota is the pioneer of the implementation of an integrated system with the aim of increasing profits and reducing waste. The system is known as the Toyota Production System.

Jidoka could mean changing the automation of manual systems into automated system. Just simply press the “start” automatic machine can produce by itself. Jidoka also could mean that control is automatically disabled. To distinguish the two meanings jidoka Toyota calls the second meaning is Jidoka Ninben-No-aru “or literal translation, automation with human reason Both automation and autonomation is a technique to detect and repair defective production of defects and always include a mechanism to detect defective and the mechanism to stop the line or in case of defective machines.