TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Nissan North America Inc.’s newest plant in Canton, MS, will test new sequential build practices the company hopes will become the benchmark for the industry. The auto maker already is using some of the sequence programs in a trial phase at its Smyrna, TN, plant. Nissan says it will modify its build forecasting system, notifying suppliers of final build specifications only three days before a vehicle build is scheduled. Traditionally, the auto maker notifies suppliers ...

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