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Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing

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Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing - definitions

Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing - An optimal material requirement planning system for a manufacturing process in which there is little or no manufacturing material inventory on hand at the manufacturing site and little or no incoming inspection.

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Source: American Society for Quality, 30 September 2010 08:58:59, External

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Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing - A planning system for manufacturing processes that optimizes availability of material inventories at the manufacturing site to only what, when & how much is necessary. Typically a JIT Mfg. avoids the conventional Conveyor Systems. JIT is a pull system where the product is pulled along to its finish, rather than the conventional mass production which is a push system. It is possible using various tools like KANBAN, ANDON & CELL LAYOUT. Others tools include: shojinka, smed, jidoka, poka-yoka, and kaizen.

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SixSigma, 29 January 2011 10:14:41, External 

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