autonomous production

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autonomous production



a situation where all work on a product is produced at one WORKSTATION by an individual or group of individuals. Sometimes also known as ONE WORKER-MULTIPLE MACHINES production. See CELL, CELLULAR MANUFACTURING. Contrast PRODUCTION-LINE.
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Until the global community and state actors are able to end the suffering in Syria, some believe it is the responsibility of humanitarian organizations to support the residents' perseverance by aiding the development of autonomous production initiatives.
Auto Business News-March 26, 2015--HMC-MM Auto opens first autonomous production and development centre in Manesar, India
Nearby, a set of rare self-portraits by Cooper highlighted a key transition from the autonomous production of works on the printed page to the immateriality of networked systems and design processes that have a life and language of their own.

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