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 International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology

To Minimize the Waste in Production through Lean Manufacturing Process


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International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology
Volume 5 Issue - 12
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : V. Shankaramamohanakrishna Phanindra Vamsi ; V. Venkata Srikanth; V. Durga Naga Sravanthi

BibTeX:

@article{IJIRSTV5I12006,
     title={To Minimize the Waste in Production through Lean Manufacturing Process},
     author={V. Shankaramamohanakrishna Phanindra Vamsi, V. Venkata Srikanth and V. Durga Naga Sravanthi},
     journal={International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology},
     volume={5},
     number={12},
     pages={40--52},
     year={},
     url={http://www.ijirst.org/articles/IJIRSTV5I12006.pdf},
     publisher={IJIRST (International Journal for Innovative Research in Science & Technology)},
}



Abstract:

In production plants across the globe, lean manufacturing techniques are being used to meet increasing demands placed on manufacturers. Originally developed as a methodology to make production processes highly efficient, lean techniques have been adopted by more than 74 percent of machine shops across the country. For many of these, the techniques have helped them to dramatically increase their competitive edge, while continuing to remove wasteful practices and contribute to the bottom line. The core idea behind lean manufacturing is maximizing customer value while minimizing waste, thereby achieving manufacturing excellence through the creation of more value with fewer resources. Waste is defined as an activity that does not add value to the product. Through the elimination of waste along the entire manufacturing process, rather than at isolated points, companies are able to create processes that need less human effort, less space, less capital, and less time to produce high-quality, lower-cost products compared with traditional business systems. Given the shift toward a customer-centric environment while facing formidable competition, many manufacturers are implementing lean principles to help eliminate waste and increase efficiencies rather than relying on processes and procedures that have been used in the past. To help guide companies through a lean transformation, James Womack and Daniel Jones developed a five-step thought process detailed in their book, Lean Thinking. The five steps namely Specify value, Identify the value stream, Create flow, Establish pull, Seek perfection represent a continuous cycle of improvement, and act as the foundation for the successful implementation of lean in a facility.


Keywords:

Production, Lean Manufacturing


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