Implementation of a Lean Model in Manufacturing Industry

International Journal of Industrial Engineering
© 2015 by SSRG - IJIE Journal
Volume 2 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : G.Rajesh
MLA Style:

G.Rajesh, "Implementation of a Lean Model in Manufacturing Industry" SSRG International Journal of Industrial Engineering 2.1 (2015): 8-11.

APA Style:

G.Rajesh,(2015). Implementation of a Lean Model in Manufacturing Industry. SSRG International Journal of Industrial Engineering 2(1), 8-11.


Value Stream Mapping technique involves flowcharting the steps, behavior, material flows, interactions and other process elements that are involved with a procedure or transformation. With respect to Value stream mapping helps an association to recognize the non-value-adding elements in a targeted process and brings an invention or a group of products that use the same resources throughout the main flows, from raw material to the arms of customers. In this study, a practical study carried out in a manufacturing industry for the manufacture of Machining center is discussed. The major aim was to draw the modern state value stream mapping for the main Components like Base, Column, Cross Slide, Milling Head and Table. Additional the paper has identified some of the processes which can be approved out by the sub service provider and recommended measures to be taken up by the higher level management in reducing the non value added process. It discusses the reduction in the set up time and cycle time that can be obtained during the implementation. This paper also discusses the plan of action for humanizing the Future State Value Stream Mapping (FVSM). A FVSM for the manufacture of Base is drawn.


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Key Words:

Current state value stream mapping (CVSM), Future state value stream mapping (FVSM).