What is Just-in-Time Manufacturing?

What is Just-in-Time Manufacturing?

In the 1960s and 1970s, companies in Japan, most notably Toyota, began toying with a new manufacturing technique—and a new philosophy on managing things—called just-in-time manufacturing, or JIT. The idea behind JIT, sometimes referred to as lean manufacturing, is that you produce and have only what you need, instead of stocking up on bulk inventory….

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Verizon to Take First Real Crack at 5G

Verizon to Take First Real Crack at 5G

Verizon, America’s biggest wireless provider, is gearing up for a boost in its wireless network. Field trials on 5G, or 5th-generation technology, are set for the upcoming year. The result could be insanely fast wireless—sooner rather than later—for millions of customers. The industry consensus is that 5G technology will be available to consumers by 2020….

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