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    Case study in flexible manufacturing - Honda

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    Honda uses flexible plants in the manufacturing of its cars. Discuss whether this method of production results in optimum output.

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    Flexible manufacturing systems use industrial robots to quickly adapt to changes. These could be supply-side changes, such as a changing exchange rate making it more expensive to import parts from ...

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    A case study of Honda's flexible manufacturing plants showing its advantages and disadvantages. The solution gives a link to a recent, relevant article in the Wall Street Journal.