Essays about: "Lean Manufacturing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 213 essays containing the words Lean Manufacturing.

  1. 1. Investigation of defective products and how to reduce them : A case study at a Scandinavian plastic manufacturer

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning; Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning

    Author : Jacob Björkman; Sebastian Wisén; [2020]
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    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of the research is to explore how defective parts and products affect the sustainability aspect of manufacturing companies and how defects can be reduced.    Method – To reach the purpose of the study, a single case study and literature review have been conducted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of production layout : A proposal of Lean model for a manufacturing company by using Value Stream Mapping

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Josefin Fransson; [2020]
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    Abstract : A general aim among manufacturing companies is to create a high value for the customer by using few resources and gain profit as a result. Tools and methods from Lean can be used for streamlining the production in order to achieve a resource-effective, flexible, and fast production process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating the impact of lean philosophy for identification and reduction of delays associated with performance of production line

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling; Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling

    Keywords : lean tools; delays; lean wastes;

    Abstract : In the present world scenario, the rapid industrialization and growth of manufacturing sector has led to the rise of large number of companies focusing on increase in profitability for sustaining the company’s profit margin at a higher level. While most of the companies fail to differentiate between productivity, profitability and performance as all the three growth indicators have different factors affecting them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improvement of Value Stream Mapping and Internal Logistics through Digitalization: A study in the context of Industry 4.0

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Sahira Sultan; Aida Khodabandehloo; [2020]
    Keywords : Value Stream Mapping; VSM; Internal Logistics; Digitalization; Industry 4.0; Lean Manufacturing; Production System;

    Abstract : Traditional value stream mapping (VSM) is used to identify non-value-added (NVA) activities in lean production systems. However, VSM lacks flexibility and responsiveness due to its static nature, which limits its usage in complex and flexible production environments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving the Material Handling Performance through Redesigning an Inventory Layout : A case study on Proton Finishing Forsheda

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Sindy Nguyen; [2020]
    Keywords : Inventory layout; material handling performance; warehouse layout design; double ABC classification; lean principle;

    Abstract : The companies operating in today’s business environment are facing several challenges in meeting the demand of the customers due to globalization. Research has shown that by focusing on supply chain management and improve the business processes, benefits could be extended beyond the company. READ MORE