6. Routes: Defined

In most factories a product does not follow a straight line all the way through the manufacturing process. There can be several occurrences during production where a part or assembly heads down a specific path to have an option added or to be painted a different color. All of these different paths are called routes.


Link one or more regions.

Direct the flow of parts and assemblies in production.

There can be multiple routes from one region to another.



Device at region 1's entry point.


Device at a region 1's exit point and region 2's entry point.


The path linking the two regions is a route.


Device at region 2's exit point.

More information

Routes: guidelines.

Production Tracking System definitions and guidelines.