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Author Powell, Daryl ♦ Alfnes, Erlend ♦ Semini, Marco
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Lean Production Control Method ♦ Process-type Industry ♦ Hydro Automotive Structure ♦ Example Throughput Time ♦ Many Industry ♦ Certain Aspect ♦ Assembly-type Production ♦ Inventory Reduction ♦ Traditional Lean Production Control Method ♦ Industrial Process ♦ Alternative Lean Production Control Method ♦ Total Productive Maintenance ♦ Substantial Improvement ♦ Workplace Organisation ♦ Real Benefit ♦ Lean Production
Abstract Abstract: 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 have mostly been applied in discrete and repetitive, assembly-type production. We believe that the real benefits of lean, for example throughput time and inventory reduction, are only realised when lean production control methods are implemented effectively. Therefore, we investigate the traditional lean production control methods of Heijunka and Kanban, and evaluate the concept of every product every (EPE) as an alternative lean production control method for the process-type industries.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article