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Lean Implementation in Manufacturing Industries: Benefits and Shortcomings

2017 International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering and Research  
Lean manufacturing or lean production is one of the most popular paradigms in process improvement.  ...  Manufacturing industries require continuous improvement process to perform better and withstand the intense global competition.  ...  hinders action and decision making • Rejection of customer orders requiring immediate delivery due to minimal buffer stocks.  ... 
doi:10.23883/ijrter.2017.3442.sooac fatcat:an4vm5jhazcmteewx55hfar3ju

Enterprise resource planning system integration and its effects on relationship between lean practices and organisational performances: A conceptual framework

Mohammad Enamul Hoque, Najeeb Ullah Shah
2018 International Journal of Development and Sustainability  
This study also develops a conceptual framework which can facilitate to investigate the role of Enterprise Resources Planning system integration on business performances within a lean manufacturing environment  ...  Thus, with the aim of better performance, in this emerging situation, manufacturers are adopting multi-approaches even though systems are contradicting each other, like lean practices and Enterprise Resources  ...  The fact is that lean production enables to improve the manufacturing process with the application of it to techniques and practices (Powell et al., 2013a) .  ... 
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The Application of Lean Production Control Methods within a Process-Type Industry: The Case of Hydro Automotive Structures [chapter]

Daryl Powell, Erlend Alfnes, Marco Semini
2010 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Lean production has lead to substantial improvements in performance across many industries and is widely implemented today.  ...  Certain aspects of lean such as the focus on workplace organisation (5S) and total productive maintenance (TPM) have been applied to all types of industrial processes, while lean production control methods  ...  Therefore, unless the capacity exists for the changeovers associated with every product every day, we would suggest that EPE is better suited to make-to-stock (MTS) environments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16358-6_31 fatcat:zcpz7h5sovhstktfudtu3cs6ai

An implementation of lean scheduling in a job shop environment

A. Haider, J. Mirza
2015 Advances in Production Engineering & Management  
In the manufacturing domain it is a common misconception that lean is suitable for mass production only.  ...  Globalization has demanded innovative manufacturing and continuous improvement in order to stay competitive.  ...  manufacturing and access to rebuild and assembly shops.  ... 
doi:10.14743/apem2015.1.188 fatcat:2tnrejhpffcshbcw3yljzkg24a

Engineering the leagile supply chain

Rachel Mason‐Jones, Ben Naylor, Denis R. Towill
2000 International Journal of Agile Management Systems  
Furthermore the proper engineering of cycle time reduction always leads to significant bottom line improvements in manufacturing costs and productivity (Towill, 1996) .  ...  However in a lean manufacturing environment the demand should be smooth, leading to a level schedule. The level schedule is a prerequisite for the elimination of all muda (waste).  ... 
doi:10.1108/14654650010312606 fatcat:yic5uuxhuzdxtfh3tzx42zcdyy

Lean Transformation for Composite-Material Bonding Processes

Chiun-Ming Liu
2012 International Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation  
The proposed approach can be applied to other manufacturing enterprises for improving their productivity.  ...  Lean methods have been effectively applied to various industries for improving production quality and efficiency.  ...  The developed approach can be expected to extend to other various manufacturing processes for improving productivity.  ... 
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Enterprise Design for Mass Customisation: The Control Model Methodology

Erlend Alfnes, Jan Ola Strandhagen
2000 International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications  
Existing manufacturing approaches like ERP investments or lean production seldom provide the required performance.  ...  The CM methodology is a design tool for high-performance industrial production and logistics.  ...  Certain operational improvements are necessary to enable JIT manufacturing: • Production smoothing to adapt to demand changes • pull-scheduling to determine tact time and production sequence • adapting  ... 
doi:10.1080/713682750 fatcat:odmj4ln7pvhkdit6og57ksvatm

Lean and agile supply chain [chapter]

Ron Basu, J. Nevan Wright
2008 Total Supply Chain Management  
For example, TOC requires a shift from cost-based decision making to decision-making based on continuous improvement.  ...  A visitor to a Lean manufacturer will be struck by the lack of materials; there is no warehouse, no stocks of materials between workstations, and no stocks of finished goods.  ...  However, it is important to recognize that a supply chain can be lean for part of the time, agile for part of the time and both lean and agile (hybrid) for part of the time.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-7506-8426-2.50017-4 fatcat:gw3ggxlymnf7tovbvnahpud7cu

A two-phase solution approach for a manufacturing-distribution problem with rework, outsourcing, and multi-shipment policy

Yuan-Shyi Peter Chiu, Peng-Cheng Sung, Victoria Chiu
2020 Istrazivanja i projektovanja za privredu  
The present work employs an alternative method namely, a two-phase algebraic approach to resolve the problem in [1] and determine the optimal manufacturing batch-size and end-product shipment policies  ...  A manufacturing batch-size and end-product shipment problem with outsourcing, multi- shipment, and rework was investigated in a recent article [1] using the mathematical modeling and derivatives in their  ...  Replacement policies for failures/damages [21] [22] , Single-machine batch processing, production control using fuzzy neural network, and fault-tolerant system simulation for quality improvement and performance  ... 
doi:10.5937/jaes0-26156 fatcat:bhiyj2hbpze2de5koxucrl6zry

A CASE STUDY ON IMPROVING THE PRODUCTIVITY USING IE TOOLS

BHAVIK SHAILESHKUMAR SHETH, TANMAY SWAROOP, RABINDER HENRY
2013 International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering  
Assembly line balancing is the problem of assigning tasks to workstations by optimizing a performance measure while satisfying precedence relations between tasks and cycle time restrictions.  ...  Mixed model assembly lines are increasing in many industries to achieve the higher production rate.  ...  Type-II problems, where the numbers of workstations or production employees is fixed and the objective is to minimize the cycle time and maximize the production rate.  ... 
doi:10.47893/ijmie.2013.1105 fatcat:vlngf672ezatjlcar64ctvfdkm

APPLICATION OF LEAN TOOLS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN OF A MAINTENANCE ENVIRONMENT

Cornelius Jacobus Fourie, Nicholas E Umeh
2017 South African Journal of Industrial Engineering  
To achieve this, a typical supply chain management of a rolling stock service organisation was used for analysis and validation.  ...  After mapping the current state, other suitable Lean tools for the current supply chain management were applied. Finally, performance Indicators were formulated for continuous review and assessment.  ...  practised the application of the principles of Lean from the design stage to the manufacturing of their products [20] .  ... 
doi:10.7166/28-1-1507 fatcat:geqv3p3jhvcwznnrlylepflnzq

To Pull or Not to Pull: What Is the Question?

Wallace J. Hopp, Mark L. Spearman
2004 Manufacturing & Service Operations Management  
Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Lee Schwarz for encouraging them to write this paper. They would also like to thank the truly wonderful referees Dr. Robert Inman, Dr.  ...  Finally, the authors would like to thank Professor Scott Moses who pointed out an important logical inconsistency in the exposition on pull in their book Factory Physics.  ...  Make-to-Stock and Make-to-Order Note that our definition of pull does not involve the concepts of make-to-order (MTO), make-to-stock (MTS), or make-to-forecast (MTF).  ... 
doi:10.1287/msom.1030.0028 fatcat:pkjpbr3lj5fv5fecgswxva5k2u

Consumer Control Supportive Visualization

Balázs Gyenge, Ágnes Szeghegyi, Gábor Szalay, Tímea Kozma
2021 Acta Polytechnica Hungarica  
We have good reason to ask, what can be used to make the internal and external development of needs even more transparent and plastic?  ...  Our main question is to look at the "whats" and "whys" of visualization and once knowing that, we will also be better equipped to perform the visualization.  ...  This solution identifies the key visualization factors for supply and provides the basis for a detailed examination of the related production efficiencies.  ... 
doi:10.12700/aph.18.10.2021.10.4 fatcat:wv33qqvdmnh55f4l2iodsntyhe

PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENT BY ADVANCED LEAN PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

Mohsen Soori, Behrooz Arezoo, Roza Dastres
2022 Zenodo  
It can improve overall business performance as well as quality of produced parts by decreasing the wastes in processes and resources to increase added values in process of part production.  ...  The study's main goal is to provide a beneficial study for researchers in the field by providing an overview of current research on productivity enhancement using advanced lean production systems.  ...  In order to provide optimized lean production systems in terms of productivity enhancement of part manufacturing, visualizing knowledge for decision-making in Lean Production Development settings in the  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6791231 fatcat:kobyrmzuijchrg76vydf5gdjtq

Implementation of Lean Manufacturing in a Cement Industry

M. Masmali
2021 Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research  
In this research, lean manufacturing is implemented in a cement production line.  ...  The lean manufacturing concept is a systematic minimization of waste and non-value activities in production processes introduced by the Toyota production system.  ...  Authors in [13] implemented the lean philosophy to improve the cement production line performance.  ... 
doi:10.48084/etasr.4087 fatcat:5ecje3nkvfhzvpvu43u6be2llq
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