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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.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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