The process of assembly line production revolutionised the way that many products are made. It is an efficient way of making a great number of finished goods, with disadvantages, but a great many advantages too.
For manufactures, assembly line styles of production offer many benefits. For example, assembly lines allow for quick and easy assembly of products throughout all stages of production. There are no complex stages that are required for an assembly line to work, components are fitted together in simple stages to create a final product. This means the work can be carried out with little training, or even automated by robots. This keeps costs at a minimum and overall complexity of production down.
Using an assembly line means that any maintenance and replacement of parts can be easily done. Especially when compared to other methods of production, in which replacement parts sometimes have to be fashioned specifically for the broken product.