TITLE

Chain changes

AUTHOR(S)
Honeywill, Tristan
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Automotive Engineer;Mar2007, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25519433

 

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