Video: Boeing’s Moving Line
Here’s an interesting video showing Boeing’s 737 line, moving at a takt time pace of 2 inches per minute.
The referenced video has been removed at Boeing’s request (5/18/2010). I was embedding a video from YouTube that Boeing considered an infringement of their intellectual property. Yes, instead of just going straight to YouTube, Boeing has a team, apparently, of IP protection people who sit around emailing bloggers. At least they weren’t as threatening as some companies might have been.
Here is another YouTube video that is hopefully OK:
Any thoughts from those in the industry about the pro’s and con’s of the moving line? Can you be “Lean” without a moving line?