How machine manufacturer can reduce throughput time by implementing single piece flow-SPF or line balancing concept in line balancing concept.
- Machine Manufacturing is the most versatile industry among all industries. The production of the machinery manufacturing varies from single unit production and series production to mass production. Single unit production is about constructing unique products, which are specified in specific customer requirements. For machine manufacturing industry the common problem is to dispatch the machines as per the customer requirement date. The other problems are lack of real time information, unbalanced station workloads; high work in process (WIP), unknown manufacturing lead time, low product quality and many more. Let's discuss the most common problem,
- To answer the above question, first we have to first understand the lead time concept. Lead time is a time between order receipt date to dispatch date.
- Yes we can shorter the lead time by implementing the single piece flow concept. Single Piece flow is an approach to discrete manufacturing that contrasts with batch production.
- To answer the same question I had list down real data of benefits at one of our client's place in below chart.
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