Technology advances enable fast changeovers and a seamless manufacturing line, from raw materials to packaged goods.
(Sidebar to "Here's the Menu - How Do You Want Yours?" from the February 2007 issue of Automation World)
From garage doors to electrical enclosures to customized motorcycles, here’s a look at “mass customization,” and how it’s practiced today by three U.S. manufacturers.
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