TITLE

Lean Plant Layout

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Austin
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Assembly;Mar2012, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents suggestions on assembly line methods which will result in optimizing material flow and minimizing waste. It informs that assembly line has been changed in recent years due to just-in-time delivery, parts sequencing, and other processes which reduce line-side inventories. It explains the difference between traditional and lean plant layout. It highlights the challenges being faced in laying out plant floor based on lean principles.
ACCESSION #
75289607

 

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