FLAT ROCK, Mich. - A manufacturing evolution occurred on Oct. 7, 1913. No longer did the assembly line worker need to move from station to station to assemble Henry Ford’s Model T, the Model T came to the worker. The moving assembly line was born and vehicle production was forever enhanced.
While the moving assembly line is celebrating its 100th anniversary, it shares the date with another anniversary – the 100th year of the moving assembly line worker.
The modern assembly line team member is a far cry from its 1913 counterpart. From ergonomically-designed workstations and computer aided tasks to the just-in-time delivery system of the Material Planning and Logistics department, team members today are more prepared and supported than ever before.
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