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final assembly

The assembly of subassemblies and components to complete an aircraft. These subassemblies are normally crated and taken out for final assembly. Also called erection.
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Also included are sequencing techniques that use equipment as diverse as automated storage and retrieval systems and returnable containers to deliver work-in-process and components to the final assembly line just-in-time (JIT) and even just-in-sequence.
Several opportunities exist for technology and business process improvements that will help reduce the cost of final assembly, especially as manufacturing becomes increasingly distributed and EMS providers play a more dominant role.
Our team was diligent in designing a final assembly system that worked with SAMC's vision for C919 production.
And when production schedules require even more capacity, the Toulouse paint team knows they can rely on Hamburg, Germany -- home to additional A320 Family final assembly lines -- to handle some of the painting.
And when production schedules require even more capacity, the Toulouse paint team knows they can rely on Hamburg, Germany home to additional A320 Family final assembly lines to handle some of the painting.
Construction of the new facility was said to be completed six months ahead of schedule and the final assembly of the first South Carolina built 787 Dreamliner is scheduled to begin later this summer.
The point of final assembly and testing for each mission will be critical to the viability of NASA's CEV program and the ideal location to do that is here in Florida adjacent to the launch site,'' said John Karas, vice president of space exploration for Lockheed Martin.
The electronics manufacturing and final assembly of the product range would take place at Incap's factories in Vuokatti, Finland and Estonia, while cases and other sheet metal parts would be manufactured at Incap's factory in Helsinki.
After casting, machining steps and final assembly occurred.
The new line included the assembly of ballistic liners to the armor, coating, and final assembly of the armor kit.
The site accommodates the final assembly and testing of the landing gear for the Bombardier C Series aircraft.
Boeing (NYSE: BA) in North Charleston, SC has begun final assembly of the first 787-10 Dreamliner, the company said.