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Maximization of Fusing Machine Utilization through Leaner approach in Fabric Preparation and Feeding in Fusing Section of Woven garments

Author Affiliations

  • 1School of Business, State University of Bangladesh (SUB), Dhaka, BANGLADESH
  • 2 Head of Industrial Engineering, Group QA, Dhaka, BANGLADESH
  • 3 Faculty of Business Administration, East-West University (EWU), Dhaka, BANGLADESH

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 2, Issue (10), Pages 16-21, October,26 (2013)

Abstract

Like experts in any other manufacturing industries, garments experts are also concerned of all pressing efficiency issues like low productivity, longer production lead time, high rework and rejection, poor line balancing, low flexibility of style changeover etc. Continuous studies in different domains in garments manufacturing are contributing in gaining increasing efficiency and lowering wastes. These problems were addressed in this study by the implementation of a number of lean approaches. This study is conducted in the fusing section of a garments manufacturing company. Study includes time studies between three approaches for preparation of fabrics for feeding and tries to come up with the most efficient approach of all.

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