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  • I am looking forward to learning perhaps a few more native uses of the word takt which has become a part of the world's lean lexicon from Germany via Japan.

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  • The word 'takt' is closest to the theory of constraints word: a. Drum b.

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  • Ai culd menshun sum hyoomans wiv noe takt watsoeva!

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  • “This plant is going to run to takt time, with every resource balanced to customer demand,” Wayne insisted.


  • “You hit the nail on the head,” said Murphy, “and because of slippage, there are temporary bottlenecks caused by the inability to stay within the takt time cycle.”


  • The big project – and Kurt went straight to it – was balancing the production line at Oakton and producing based on takt time.


  • “How can you balance the line to takt when you have such high variation in cycle times?”


  • “We calculate takt and balance the line so that everyone has sufficient time to complete whatever tasks have to be done.”


  • Then he would balance the line to takt time so that each process would be running continuously and everyone working on the laundry line would have just enough to do to be fully productive, but still meet demand for so many baskets of laundry per hour … or per day or whatever.


  • If customer demand called for eight units of something per eight-hour day, your takt time would be about sixty minutes per unit.



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