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Isolated or out in front Describes the assembly process at Volvos Uddevalla plant.Considers the layout, management of materials, flexibility, training,working conditions, and teamwork, as well as the historical reasons foradopting the coachbuilt assembly principle. Surmises that the new planthas advantages in assembly cost, ergonomics and working conditions, andflexibility over conventional line assembly plants. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Integrated Manufacturing Systems Emerald Publishing

Isolated or out in front

Integrated Manufacturing Systems , Volume 1 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 1990

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0957-6061
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000002042
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Abstract

Describes the assembly process at Volvos Uddevalla plant.Considers the layout, management of materials, flexibility, training,working conditions, and teamwork, as well as the historical reasons foradopting the coachbuilt assembly principle. Surmises that the new planthas advantages in assembly cost, ergonomics and working conditions, andflexibility over conventional line assembly plants.

Journal

Integrated Manufacturing SystemsEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1990

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