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Slideshow: Super Cell Brings Efficiency to Server Production
11/12/2013

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Custom server appliances are hand-assembled then racked and staged to begin the configuration process of loading customers' software.   (Source: MBX Systems)
Custom server appliances are hand-assembled then racked and staged to begin the configuration process of loading customersí software.
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Rob Spiegel
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Moving things around
Rob Spiegel   11/12/2013 6:52:22 AM
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Interesting how changing the work space and moving things around and completely revamp production to a larger scale and higher efficiency.

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Re: Moving things around
naperlou   11/12/2013 11:50:20 AM
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Yes, Rob, layout of an industrial facility is the main driver of efficiency after product design.  It is useful when design and facility layout can be done by the same group of people who can efficiently coordinate to reduce bottlenecks.

Rob Spiegel
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Rob Spiegel   11/12/2013 12:30:39 PM
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I guess you're right, Naperlou. I was a bit surprised by the efficiency gain given the low tech natrure of the change. But it makes sense.

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