Kanban Applied to Reduce WIP in Chipper Assembly for Lawn Mower Industries

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Title Kanban Applied to Reduce WIP in Chipper Assembly for Lawn Mower Industries
Author Rahman, Anisur; Chattopadhyay, G.; Wah, Simon
Publication Title Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 2006
Editor Uday Kumar, Aditya Parida and BK Rao
Year Published 2006
Place of publication Lulea, Sweden
Publisher Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
Abstract Because of market competition and rapid technology development, managements of manufacturing industries are in pressure to improve productivity and cost effectiveness of their products. This leads manufacturing industries to adopt the philosophy of time-based management of inventory using Kanban technique- an integrated Just In Time (JIT) philosophy. This paper presents a case study of Kanban applied to a leading Australian lawn-care products manufacturing company. Real life data is used for illustration. It analyses the overall benefits to the company by implementing Kanban technique to one of its major assembly area.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.comadem.com
Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the author 2006. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owners for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the authors.
ISBN 978-91-631-8806-0
Conference name Proceeding of the 19th International Congress, COMADEM, 2006
Location Lulea, Sweden
Date From 2006-06-12
Date To 2006-06-15
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/28944
Date Accessioned 2009-12-21
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Manufacturing Management
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1x

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