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Obstacle (Obs)Any significant thing that will block the achievement of an ambitious target or an injection.
One Piece FlowProducing one unit at a time, as opposed to producing in large lots.
One-Touch Exchange of Dies (OTED)The reduction of die set-up where die setting is reduced to a single step.
Open Room EffectThis common practice in Japanese offices involves taking down the walls and cubicles of an office and laying all of the desks out into one big ‘open room’.
Operator Cycle TimeThe time it takes for a worker or machine operator to complete a sequence of operations, including loading and unloading, but not including waiting time.
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)Calculated as Availability x Performance x Quality to determine how much of the time a piece of equipment is being used while it is actually making good parts at an appropriate speed.
OverproductionProducing more, sooner or faster than is required by the next process or customer.

 

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