Group technology - cellular manufacturing system, Operation Management

Group Technology- Cellular Manufacturing System

In group technology/ cellular manufacturing (CM) machines are grouped into cells and the cells functions somewhat like a product layout without a larger shop or process layout.  Each cell in the CM layout is formed to produce a single parts family- a few parts, all with common characteristics which usually means that they require the same machines and have similar machine settings.

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