Chain changes

Honeywill, Tristan
March 2007
Automotive Engineer;Mar2007, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p37
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the factors wherein some automobile companies did not consider supplier parks to create an integrated factory site. Honda Motor Co. Ltd. stresses that with adjacent supplier parks, firms get suppliers more involved in the direct assembly process. Toyota Motor Corp. emphasizes that it tends to avoid such move because of its strategy of having multi-plant models. Volvo AB asserts that it considers supplier parts depending on the component and how it sets up the flow.


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