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Case 2 “continue the pre-Assembly or outsource it?”

STARTING SITUATION
The producer had to make the choice: continuing the pre-Assembly or to outsource this work.

CHOSEN APPROACH
Firstly all the existing standard times were updated. In parallel, the layout of the departments, tools, and the supply and goods delivery were examined. Paths are shown by spaghetti-diagrams. By classifying potential improvements in a short, medium and long term, the benefit per phase became

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