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kanban

[¦kan¦ban]
(industrial engineering)
An inventory control system for tracking the flow of in-process materials through the various operations of a just-in-time production process. Kanban means “card” or “ticket” in Japanese.

Kanban

Meaning "visible record" in Japanese, it is a system of notification from one process to the other in a manufacturing system. Kanban cards, which may be multicolored based on priority, are stored in a bin or container that holds the items. They describe the parts, supplier and quantity. When the bin is emptied, the Kanban is used to order more. A two-card Kanban system uses "move" cards to relocate items from one workplace to another and "production" cards to replace the material when it is used or sold.
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