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Andon Board - A production area visual control device, such as a lighted overhead display. It communicates the status of the production system and alerts team members to emerging problems (from andon, a Japanese word meaning "light").

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Source: American Society for Quality, 31 August 2010 10:30:20, External

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Andon - A type of visual control that displays the current state of work (i.e., abnormal conditions, work instructions, job progress info). It is one of the main tools of Jidoka.

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Source: The Quality Portal, 30 March 2011 07:55:51, External




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