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Chaku Chaku

Definition of Chaku Chaku:

Japanese for “load load,” chaku chaku is an efficient style of production in which all the machines needed to make a part are situated in the correct sequence very close together.

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The operator simply loads a part and moves on to the next operation. Each machine performs a different stage of production, such as turning, drilling, cleaning, testing or sandblasting.

Taken from: http://www.boeing.com/news/frontiers/archive/2002/august/i_ca1.html.

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