mass production


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mass production

n.
The manufacture of goods in large quantities, often using standardized designs and assembly-line techniques.
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Noun1.mass production - the production of large quantities of a standardized article (often using assembly line techniques)mass production - the production of large quantities of a standardized article (often using assembly line techniques)
production - (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production"
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mass production

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Rapid product development and imitation - The mass production system works fine when product designs remain constant over a long period of time, perhaps protected by patents or other proprietary know-how.
We anticipate Quanta to enter mass production for Amazon's 7 Kindle Fire 2 (Tate) in June and the initial production shipments are projected to have -1.
In addition, Taiwan Cement has invested 800 million renminbi to set up a cement kiln in Guangan of Sichuan province which is capable of rolling out 45 million tons of cement, with the plant expected to begin mass production sometime in 2011.
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) (KSE: 005380), a Japan-based automaker, is planning to commence mass production of the i30 hatchback at its new plant in the Czech Republic from November 2008.
With a strategy of low-wage mass production overseas and flexible high-tech manufacturing at home, they should remain globally competitive.
Unfortunately, while the manufacturing systems in many companies have been transformed, the finance and accounting systems developed to support mass production manufacturing have remained unchanged in most companies, even those with a deep lean orientation.
Original plans were to enter mass production of full color OLED panels by early 2004, but due to OPTO TECH's efficiency and considerable experience with OLED research and development, the schedule was accelerated and the first trial run of full color OLED products was completed by March this year, with a success yield rate of 70%.
Elsewhere, Tzonis focuses on Corb's dialectical mode of thought, which explored universal and regionalist ideas, and the values of individual creation and craft compared with mass production and industrialization.
This has resulted in shorter development lead times and will lead to efficiencies in mass production by using proven technology that is readily adaptable to the new glass size.
Our research suggests that leading in-cell panel maker TMD is scheduled to enter mass production in July.
The aerospace industry has succeeded in automating much of the lay-up process, but given it's two-weeks-per-plane production schedule there is no impetus to speed the process to anything close an automotive mass production level.