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  • Value-Added Work: Work that the customer is willing to pay for.
  • Visual Control: The placement in plain view of all tools, parts, production activities, and indicators of production system performance so everyone involved can understand the status of the system at a glance.
  • Waste: Anything that uses resources, but does not add real value to the product or service.
  • Work Cell: A logical and productive grouping of machinery, tooling, and personnel which produces a family of similar products.
  • WIP: Work in Process Product or inventory in various stages of completion throughout the plant, from raw material to completed product.
  • Work Sequence: The defined steps and activities that need to be performed in order for the work to be completed.
  • Yield: Produced product related to scheduled product.

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