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42 SMT007 MAGAZINE I OCTOBER 2023 In his time, my "Uncle Henry" Ford sparked an industrial revolution; efficiency in mass pro- duction enabled the manufacturing of common products that everyone could enjoy. However, this ideological approach to manufacturing has been refined to such an extent that it's no lon- ger viable. When it comes to efficient manufac- turing technology, there is a new generation in town, and it is music to my ears. A Look Back on Mass Production e evolution from mass production into flexible mass production configuration was built on a flawed premise. At the time, the intent was that each black Model T shuddered off the production line like clockwork, each car representing an immediate sale. e mass production principle requires that the final assembly line runs continuously, not stopping Compose Yourself, Mr. Ford Smart Factory Insights by Michael Ford, AEGIS SOFTWARE

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