Manufacturing and Logistics
Setup time reduction with SMED in a corrugated box plant

Robert S. Keyser; Renee S. Severin; Matthew J. Geiger

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 264-271

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2022.317908.1405

Abstract
  The Single-Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) methodology proved to be an effective approach for reducing setup times on a bottleneck 66” Koppers rotary die-cutter machine center in a corrugated box plant. Root cause analysis techniques, such as a check sheet and control charts, aided the analysis. ...  Read More

Manufacturing and Logistics
Design and development a model to present practices for implementation cloud manufacturing system

Sania Heidari; Sajjad Shoukohyar; Davoud Mohammaditabar; Vahidreza Ghezavati

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 309-322

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.269102.1246

Abstract
  The purpose of this paper is to identify and classify the main factors implementing the Cloud Manufacturing Systems (CMS) in the internet service providers company by Fuzzy Cognitive Map (FCM) methodology. Through expert opinions, 20 main factors were identified and classified based on the importance ...  Read More

Manufacturing and Logistics
Lean at home: applying RCA techniques to home projects

Robert S Keyser

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 104-115

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2021.263716.1234

Abstract
  Root cause analysis techniques are often applied to problems in the workplace; however, they may also prove very useful when applied to home projects. This research explores the application of root cause analysis techniques in three home projects: (1) Cause-and-Effect diagram to remove Palmetto bugs ...  Read More

Manufacturing and Logistics
Identification, mitigation of bottleneck by capacity addition and economic analysis for copper cable production process: a case study

Aurpon Tahsin Shams; Kamrul Hasan

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 97-107

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2019.182889.1088

Abstract
  A bottleneck machine in a production line will reduce the productivity of the whole. The results of having a bottleneck are stalls in production, supply overstock, pressure from customers, and low employee morale. This paper focuses on the identification of the bottleneck in the production process of ...  Read More

Manufacturing and Logistics
Root Cause Analysis and Productivity Improvement Of An Apparel Industry In Bangladesh Through Kaizen Implementation

Taposh Kumar Kapuria; Mustafizur Rahman; Shuvo Haldar

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 227-239

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2017.108637.1025

Abstract
  Garments industry is playing the pioneering role in improving Bangladesh economic condition. It was started in late 1970’s and now the leading foreign currency earner for Bangladesh. It’s no dubiousness to say that, the Bangladesh garment industry is ameliorating garment’s service quality ...  Read More

Decision analysis and methods
Design of Manufacturing Cells Pharmaceutical Factory

Mahmoud. A. Barghash; Nabeel Al-Mandahawi; N. AbuJbara; R. Al-Abbadi; S. Hussein

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2017, , Pages 158-173

http://dx.doi.org/10.22105/jarie.2017.54711

Abstract
  Cellular manufacturing is an important tool for manufacturing firms which leads to better productivity, focused and specialized manufacturing process. To utilize this important tool, the machines have to be grouped into cells. This work is related to using cellular manufacturing in a pharmaceutical factory ...  Read More