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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 10-05-15 15:19

UNIT PRODUCTION SYSTEM;

  • is an advanced manufacturing system thats developed from an older mechanical systems
  • garments are automatically trasnported via computer-controlled overhead hanging system which has been ergonomically designed to reduce the amount of handling
  • is used to plan, control and direct flow of work
  • takes from one station to the next
  • section of product front/back is brought on by the carrier of an overhead conveyer close to the operator as possible
  • once complete, the operator pushes a button and the carrier moves to the next operation
  • is expensive to install
  • space is used effectively
  • requires specialist training to use
  • cost effective because it allows manufacturers to respond quickly to market demands, plus as many as 40 different styles can be manufactured at…

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