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Assembly Line


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Assembly Line
A manufacturing process invented by Henry Ford in which parts (usually interchangeable parts) are added to a product in a sequential manner, using optimally planned logistics to create a finished product much faster than with handcrafting-type methods.
Development of Assembly Line
The assembly line developed by Ford Motor Company between 1908 and 1915.
Prominence of Assembly Line
Assembly lines were famous in the following decade through the social ramifications of mass production.
Introduction to Ford Workers
The affordability of Ford Model T and the introduction of high wages for Ford Workers
The combination of high wages and high efficiency is called "Fordism" (the system formulated in Henry Ford's automotive factories, in which workers work on a production line- performing specialized tasks repetitively