... "Setpoint’s solution for LCAAP involves identical but independent work-cells. Each work-cell can manufacture all the required products, but the work-cells are smaller, easier and faster to maintain than current processes. The new system will increase production uptime by 90 percent. The lean work-cells reduce part handling and part transportation, which reduces the risk of damage and errors to the ammunition. Greater automation saves ATK labor costs and improves worker safety. Most importantly, Setpoint’s solution incorporates in-process inspection and error-proofing to improve the quality of the overall product. " ...
Via Setpoint: Lean Manufacturing at Army Ammunition Plant
Tour of Lake City ammo plant via Army Website: "The command sergeants major were very impressed with the level of professionalism and detail that goes into producing munitions. "
ATK Lake City Army Ammunition Plant via Reuters: "The plant is the nation's primary production source for small-caliber rifle ammunition. At this plant, ATK produces a mix of cartridges. Currently, 1.4 billion cartridges are produced per year ... "