Just-In-Time at Chevrolet Flint Motor Plant 850583
Just-In-Time production involves more than strictly inventory and processing changes. It necessitates changes in the physical plant. This paper reviews the changes which were made to the physical plant at the Chevrolet Flint Motor Plant.
In addition to details regarding the plant modifications, the 5-step program used to improve communications and quality is reviewed. Means of improving tool-change setup are also reviewed. All efforts at the Chevrolet Flint Motor Plant are made to improve the number of turns which will increase profits.