Assembly Systems and Work in the Swedish Automotive Industry
Book chapter, 2013
See web-link given på Chalmers Public Library (CPL).
This is an edited chapter in a book (editor was Åke Sandberg from the Swedish Institute for work Life Research Stockholm (Arbetslivsinstitutet in Swedish). This publication enlightens the authors' research and development work regarding alternatives to line assembly. Comprising e.g. explaining of the different (real-life) assembly systems utilized in Sweden all through the passing years.
In a more overarching way, it criticizes the way the insights and experiences gained by such (more or less socio-technically advanced assembly system designs practised (a vast of misunderstandings and rumours are obviously at hand today. To some extent is thereby this actually a refined summarization of some of our earlier scientific contributions (see some of the other publications registered in Chalmers Public Library CPL).
materials feeding techniques
restructuring of information systems
alternatives to lean production
alternatives to line assembly
learning and training
Volvo Uddevalla plant
long work cycle times