08 February 2018

GE Transportation Unveils New Approach to Manufacturing Locomotives

GE Transportation’s plant in Contagem, Brazil (MG) has unveiled a new approach to manufacturing locomotives with a mixed-model moving assembly line. This Lean Manufacturing system – one of the first in the industry – is a more efficient and sustainable approach to locomotive production. Unlike traditional stationary production lines, the mixed-model moving line is designed for employees to assemble different locomotive configurations on the same line as units slowly move down the track. This ne

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