from sept. newsletter…
"one of the most noticeable changes is the abundance of workstations appearing throughout the plant.
“workstations allow operators to move from one station to another, to build a one piece workflow of everything”
“Team members have completed all 64 stationsin sub-assemblyplus 12 more in the interior installation area.”
“The 32 stations needed to support fuselage production in Grand Forks are taking shape, as well.The results are impressive:already the technicians are at a 1 a day rate for some of these parts and assemblies.”
“What’s next?setting up the final and pre-assembly mobile workstations and re-arranging the Duluth composite shop layout to accomodate 1 a day wing assemblies …after completion of transfer of fuslage production to Grand Forks”