Box-Swap Process Helps GM-Fort Wayne Keep on Truckin’ March 29, 2012Posted by Jeff Fuchs in automotive, manufacturing.
Tags: automotive, manufacturing
The Fort Wayne, Indiana General Motors plant has developed an interesting approach to handle new large truck designs too big for its existing factory conveyance system. Trucks of different sizes that are ordered in the same color are paired together and their cabs and beds are switched for painting. Then they are returned to the proper vehicles. These and other innovative solutions to problems have made the plant highly successful.
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