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Self Adjusting to Product Variations with Multipurpose Machine

Posted in Toyota Production System


When considering the fabrication machinery or equipment actually, to conflict between product variety and production. If we do not produce many kinds of products, special equipment for mass production for example is usually a powerful weapon to reduce costs. However, at the Toyota there are various types of cars that are distinguished in various combinations based on type, tires, options, colors and others. For example, three or four thousand types of corona, actually produced. To carry out production lancar with various types of similar products, needed a useful machines or flexible. By adding certain instruments and tools on these machines, Toyota has set a production process to accommodate the general usability.