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group technology

[′grüp tek′näl·ə·jē]
(industrial engineering)
A manufacturing system that uses a classification and coding scheme to group parts into families based on similar manufacturing requirements, and specifies parts characteristics, process plans, setups, and manufacturing sequences.
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