A production line is a manufacturing configuration that features a series of processing steps. At each step, an operation is performed that moves items closer to becoming a finished product.An assembly line is a type of production line that produces an assembly of parts and components. At each step, parts or components are added bringing the product closer to being fully assembled.
Production Line vs Assembly LineProduction line is a broad term that can include manufacturing processes that don't involve parts. For example, a food factory may use a production line to apply a series of food processing and packaging steps.Assembly line is specific to production lines that assemble something by adding parts and components in a series of steps.
A manufacturing configuration that features a series of steps that bring items progressively closer to being finished.
A production line with assembly steps that involve adding parts and components.
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