Andon is a visual control system in lean manufacturing that notifies the employees of a problem in the process. It may be triggered manually or automatically. Andon takes it name from a traditional Japanese paper lantern.
An application-oriented question on the topic along with responses can be seen below. The best answer was provided by Sudhir Gayakwad and Sourabh Nandi
Applause for all the respondents - Aritra Das Gupta, Meet Maheshwari, Sudhir Gayakwad, Mallikarjun Koripadu, Mohamed Asif, Sourabh Nandi, J R Sankar
Also review the answer provided by Mr Venugopal R, Benchmark Six Sigma's in-house expert.