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Car manufacturing training centre. Woman performing a task typical of car assembly line work while wearing a motion capture suit. This research and testing is being carried out at Chrysler's World Class Manufacturing Academy, Warren, Michigan, USA. The motions are recorded by computer and used to devise ways to eliminate wasteful movements. In cooperation with the United Auto Workers union, the WCM Academy was established to help train workers in ways to continually make the manufacturing process more efficient. Photographed in 2012.
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