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Happy Birthday to the Assembly Line

Henry Ford Changes the World

I can’t find the date online, but XM Radio’s “This Day in History” feature claimed that today, October 7, in 1913, was the first activation of the continuously moving assembly line at the Ford Highland Park factory.

Happy 93rd birthday to the assembly line!

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Mark Graban's passion is creating a better, safer, more cost effective healthcare system for patients and better workplaces for all. Mark is a consultant, author, and speaker in the "Lean healthcare" methodology. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent project is an book titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus.

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