Production Line Efficiency: A Comprehensive Guide for Managers

Editor/Author Shaaban, Sabry and Hudson, Sarah
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Business Expert Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $65.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-1-60-649718-0
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Management
Image Count: 38
Book Status: Available
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Inside this book, you will learn new designs for these lines that can lead to more efficiency by taking advantage of inherent imbalance--for example, operators who work at different speeds--a concept that has traditionally been seen as an obstacle to efficient production. The authors have included a series of experiments that illustrate the issues involved in improving performance through production line imbalance, as well as some surprisingly easy ways to improve performance with low or zero costs.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
  • Chapter 2 The Unpaced Production Line
  • Chapter 3 Unbalanced Lines Studied
  • Chapter 4 Considerations in Unbalancing Your Line
  • References.