Production And Quality Improvement In Car Manufacturing Production

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Introduction
The ultimate goal of any for-profit organization in the contemporary corporate arena is usually to satisfy clients through the provision of quality products. This corporate objective is achieved through the incessant improvement of the products as well as the production processes, along with maintaining the lowest production cost possible. In particular, manufacturing plants focus on improving production through thoughtfully adoption and implementation of production facility layouts that most suitably meet their production improvement goals, while focusing on production cost reduction methods that do not compromise quality. This report discusses production and quality improvement at reduced costs in car manufacturing plants.
Background
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Specifically, the first vehicle with a self-powering capacity was built in 1769. Bottorff (n.d) affirms that this car was designed by a designer named Joseph Cugnot and constructed in this year by M. Brezin. This first car had several unique characteristics, and one of these characteristic is that the vehicle was built it units. While the first unit was constructed in 1969, the second unit of this vehicle was built in a year later. Bottorff (n.d) says that the 1770 unit had a weight of 8000 pounds, and its upper speed limit was 2 miles per hour. The car exhibited the propensity to tip over frontward, and for this reason, a rear cannon was needed to counterweight the …show more content…
Balakrishnan (n.d) documents that the company uses methods of productions that combines elements of mass production and craft production that has the advantages of design and production space and time reduction. Toyota has implemented the Kanban system that helps in maintaining just-in-time production, along with other production improvement and smoothing strategies. Balakrishnan (n.d) also mentions that, besides high automation level, the company has a functional Management system that is employed in a company-wide quality control

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