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just-in-time concept to improving manufacturing productivity

Low, Sui Pheng.

just-in-time concept to improving manufacturing productivity

is it applicable to the construction industry?

by Low, Sui Pheng.

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Published by Chartered Institute of Building in [Ascot] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Low Sui Pheng.
SeriesConstruction papers -- no.8, Construction papers (Chartered Institute of Building) -- no.8.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19423759M

Regarding variation, what is seen as the key to improving productivity and quality? IN TQM concept of variation the focus shifts to process rather than what? output. -statistical process control, just-in-time (JIT), and the use of ISO standards. Just in Time Manufacturing. Just in Time Manufacturing (JIT) - also known as “lean manufacturing” refers to a system of manufacturing in which products are not built until the product is ordered and paid for. Some companies that have successfully implemented JIT include Toyota, Dell and Harley Davidson.

increases in productivity by manufacturing companies Process quality improvement needs the use of specific tools and techniques to be introduced and supervisors and operators to be trained on. Appendix contains examples of continuous improvement tools, the,so known as ‘9 Tools‘, such as: process flow charts, Pareto analysis. The purpose of this paper is to implement lean in a sewing line, analyzing the layout, process flow and batch size, in order to improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). To understand the overall performance and scope of improvement the existing layout and process flow are analyzed exquisitely. After that, the authors proposed a new layout reorganizing the process flow that eliminated.

  A bestseller for almost three decades, Toyota Production System: An Integrated Approach to Just-In-Time supplies in-depth coverage of Toyota's production practices, including theoretical underpinnings and methods for implementation. Exploring the latest developments in the Toyota Production System (TPS) framework at Toyota, this new edition updates the classic with new material Reviews:   A manufacturing enterprise will initially seek to reduce inventory and improve operations within its own organisation. It is also vital to an organisation that improvements are carried out continuously to enable it to maintain competitiveness. This is in line with the concept of ‘kaizen’ or continuous improvement.


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Just-in-time concept to improving manufacturing productivity by Low, Sui Pheng. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Just-in-time production encourages every employee to analyze current processes and offer suggestions for improvement. Widely known as Kaizen, this never-ending cycle will allow any team to constantly improve its performance and “change for the better”.

The just-in-time (JIT) inventory system is a management strategy that minimizes inventory and increases efficiency. Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing is also known as the Toyota Production System.

Just-In-Time (JIT) manufacturing is a Japanese management philosophy applied in manufacturing which involves having the right items of the right quality and quantity in the right place and the right time. It has been widely reported that the proper use of JIT manufacturing has resulted in increases in quality, productivity and efficiency,File Size: KB.

Just-in-time concept to improving manufacturing productivity: is it applicable to the construction industry. Construction Papers 8. Chartered Institute of Building, Document Status. Current Supplement. Construction Management Supplement. Series. Construction Papers. Abstract. Examines the Just-In-Time concept for its possible application.

A production system based on the philosophy of achieving the complete elimination of all waste in pursuit of the most efficient methods.

Toyota Motor Corporation's vehicle production system is a way of making things that is sometimes referred to as just-in-time concept to improving manufacturing productivity book "lean manufacturing system," or a "Just-in-Time (JIT) system," and has come to be well known and studied worldwide.

important concept of the methodology. It is obvious from their interpretations that they view inventory reduction as the main objective of the philosophy. In fact Just-In-Time manufacturing is much more than that. Quite simply Just-In­ Time manufacturing entails the elimination of waste in every.

Low, S.P.: The just-in-time concept to improving manufacturing productivity: is it applicable to the construction industry. Construction Paper Series 8, Chartered Institute of Building, () Google Scholar. The Just – In – Time (JIT) concept is used and being useful in many of the firms/Industries especially in manufacturing sectors.

But there are some companies were Just – In – Time (JIT) concept cannot be adopted, like drug/medicine manufacturing companies and in the pharmaceutical companies.

management process. Therefore, JIT can be applied at varying process. (Canel, et al., ). JIT is the concept of management that invented specially to avoid waste. This is in order to minimize the waste and increase the productivity (Zhu and Meredith, ).

JIT is one type of Lean Manufacturing (Yen, ). Lean manufacturing is. just-in-time inventory, standard work, and automation, among others. These have all been useful in improving the three productivity dimensions of cost, quality, and speed. For example, the core concept of Kaizen is to eliminate muri (overload), muda org.

improving their productivity. Meaning Just- in – Time is both a philosophy and set of methods for manufacturing.

According to this concept material and components are supplied to the work station just at the time they are required for use. Purpose. improving operational productivity and driving in the concepts of Just-In-Time and Jidoka. He was eventually appointed machine shop manager of an engine plant and experimented with many concepts in production between the years of His work and effort is largely what.

Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, also known as just-in-time production or the Toyota Production System (TPS), is a methodology aimed primarily at reducing times within the production system as well as response times from suppliers and to customers.

Its origin and development was mainly in Japan, largely in the s and s and particularly at Toyota. The just-in-time, or JIT, inventory ordering process has been around since the s, but much newer examples show how much more efficiently a.

Many practical techniques help sync the processes, including assembly lines, standardization, modularization, takt time-paced production and just-in-time logistics, to mention a few. Rule 4. Shorten throughput times. For productivity, fast flow is an ideal [7] — but not on the expense of any of the three first rules.

JIT Just-in-Time manufacturing `Just-in-time' is a management philosophy and not a technique. It originally referred to the production of goods to meet customer demand exactly, in time, quality and quantity, whether the `customer' is the final purchaser of the.

Abstract: Kaizen refers to the philosophy or practices that focus upon continuous improvement of processes in manufacturing, engineering and business management.

The improvements are usually accomplished at little or no expense and without sophisticated techniques. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of implementing the Kaizen principles at Port Installed.

But if you’ve been struggling with improving production or even if everything is going fine, there are several things you can do to increase throughput without sacrificing quality from removing obstacles to reorganizing the way you work.

Below are six ways to increase productivity at your manufacturing facility. #1 - Review Your Existing Workflow. Abstract—Just-In-Time (JIT) has been a very popular operations strategy partly because of its success in the Japanese industry.

Various benefits, for example, inventory reduction, improved in operations efficiency, and faster response, have been studied widely in previous research. Therefore, successful. The concept of Flow is critical and by measuring Flow metrics and working to improve them, you can dramatically improve the speed of your delivery processes while reducing cycle time and improving the quality of your products or services by getting faster feedback from your customers – internal or external.

Unfortunately, this “ just-in-time ” type manufacturing soon gave way to the large lot sizes and lengthy cycle times dictated by the economies of scale of mass production, mass markets, and standard designs with interchangeable parts.

U.S. manufacturers held on to this paradigm until the early s, when the development of the Toyota.techniques and philosophies such as just-in-time, total quality management, lean production, supply chain management principles, and theory of constraints.

A firm or department may undertake a number of key steps toward improving productivity. William J. Stevenson3 lists these steps to productivity .The Just In Time delivery method can assist with this overhaul and is a powerful tool for improving construction productivity.

A ny construction firm that fully understands a project’s needs, and knows it can meet expectations on time and within budget is immediatel y far ahead of the industry curve.