Reduction of defects through Quality Assurance Network in Automobile Industry
The Quality Assurance Network presented in this paper is followed by Japanese automotive companies to trap the
defects within the shop itself, as automotive company has enormous number of operations, we just consider weld shop as a
case study as it is one of the most crucial part of manufacturing automotive. Spot welding is most widely used operation in
weld shop, hence welding defect control is given prior importance.
Keywords - Heijunka, Andon