International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Industrial Engineering | India | Volume 3 Issue 5, May 2014


Application of Lean and Quality Improvement Tools in Printing Machine Industries: An Indian Case Study

Sandeep Saini | R.M.Belokar


Abstract: Lean Manufacturing as production methodology aims to improving the speed and efficiency of an organization by eliminating waste; which aims at drastic reduction in the number of defects occurring in manufacturing or service operations. Indian small and medium component manufacturing enterprises sector needs cost effective methods and techniques to handle critical to quality productivity problems. This paper presents the concept of integrating Lean manufacturing and 5S; which aims to increase the product throughput and to improve the quality of the product by reducing the process variability.


Keywords: Lean manufacturing, 5S, Root cause analysis, Quality improvement, Printing machine


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 5, May 2014,


Pages: 1236 - 1240


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