KOSAI, Japan – When it comes to producing minicars, there is no one bigger than Suzuki Motor Corp. Japan's big little auto maker opened a third final assembly line this April in Kosai, Mie Prefecture. With the addition, management expects to boost production at the plant this year to 670,000 units – a healthy 20% increase. Pallets on moving conveyor adjust in height to ease workers' tasks More significant are plans for the future, which call for raising annual productivity per ...

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