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balanced line

Operations & Production

production system with equalized workstation times an assembly line in which the cycle time for all the workstations is equal. A balanced line is achieved by allocating the right amount of work and the correct amount of operators and machinery to produce a given flow of product over a set period, taking into account the fact that each workstation will have a different capacity and that each process involved has a different cycle time.

Definitions of ’balanced line’ and meaning of ’balanced line’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’balanced line’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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