Studies for Restructuring of Indian Auto Industries Plant Layout based on Cell Formation

Paper Topic :

Mechanical Design

Author Name :

Jayant H.Bhangale Ashish M. Mahalle

Abstract :

Presently, most of the companies have combination of process and product layout. Cellular manufacturing is a place where company has established one or more manufacturing cells. Companies like Sharda Motors, M &M are in changing phase for improvement. Problems identified in existing layout are low manpower utilization, more time for material handling, high WIP inventory and space utilization. The objectives of the research are to reduce through put time, to increase the target of manufacturing component and completion of target as per demand, to maximize manpower utilization, to minimize space utilization, to reduce manpower requirement. The methodology adopted is analysis of existing layout, then comparing it with analysis of Cellular layout.

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