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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.

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Re: Moving things around
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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