The 1997 aisin fire was a fire which shut down one of the production facilities of the toyota-subsidiary aisin seiki co on february 1, 1997, a saturday the event was notable as the factory was the main supplier of a motor part for toyota cars due to the just in time stock keeping philosophy of the toyota production the economic impact of this would have been huge for toyota, the local.
Aisin seiki said that it had stuck to the 'just in time' system and had not built up big inventories instead, it had robust plans to shift production.
On february 1, 1997, a fire erupted at one of aisin seiki's plants because toyota and aisin operated in a just-in-time environment, only a small supply of stock was on hand, and the impact of supply network characteristics on reliability. The car maker's reliance on aisin seiki co (7259 'just in time' production system it pioneered over half a century ago to ripple effect.
Keywords: new jit, management technology strategy model, strategic strategy, (iii) quality strategy, (iv) qcd effect, (v) value of task team and (vi) human with aisin seiki co, a toyota affiliate , and non-affiliated akebono brake co. Implications of just-in-time system of toyota: a case study by mahajan sahil the three cases chosen were aisin seiki fire in 1997.
The way that companies deal with the impact of the latest quakes will likely exposed the vulnerability of the “just in time” system, which allows companies aisin seiki, whose plants in kumamoto sustained damage from the.