continuous flow manufacturing


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continuous flow manufacturing

  1. Used to describe JUST-IN-TIME manufacturing systems.
  2. Manufacturing or service provision which because of very high levels of demand have to be made constantly available, for example, the provision of gas, electricity or water. Some pure manufacturing is described as continuous, for example the manufacture of float glass at the Pilkington factory in St Helens or the cracking of petroleum products at an oil refinery
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