The plant has several conveyor-based production lines that produce different models of a widget product family. Each line ends in a boxing machine that puts the product in the bar-coded product box. The product boxes then drop onto a conveyor line that takes the output of all these lines to a sorting and crating system. Workers then load the completed crates onto outbound trucks, to fill specific orders. But many times, they are standing around with no product to load because a motor ...

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