Today's fast paced business performance requires constant attention and effort; the process is a never-ending production and movement of goods from production to the customer. In the past, large economies ruled the manufacturing world and everybody knew that mass production and full utilization of plant capacity was the way to make money. This style of manufacturing resulted in inflexible plants that could not be easily reconfigured, and were associated with swollen amounts of raw materials,
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