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    • ISSN: 1793-8198 (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Mater. Mech. Manuf.
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJMMM
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ian McAndrew
    • Co-editor-in-Chief: Prof. K. M. Gupta
    • Executive Editor: Cherry L. Chen
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Prof. Ian McAndrew
Capitol Technology University, USA
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJMMM. I will do my best to work with the editorial team and help make this journal better.

IJMMM 2014 Vol.2(3): 214-218 ISSN: 1793-8198
DOI: 10.7763/IJMMM.2014.V2.130

Implementing of a Pilot Line of Clothing Industry under the Philosophy Lean Manufacturing

Flores A., Aguilar J. A., and Choque R. H.
Abstract—This document shows the results of the implementation of a pilot line of clothing modular where operators work standing, under the guideline of Lean Manufacturing (LM) which arises as claim to increase the productive capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises of the clothing sector in the city of Arequipa in Peru. The objective is to analyze the variations of efficiency in the change of a system of conventional production to one modular under LM. The research is based: 1) Field study with the collection of data from a conventional line as sequence of operations, and indexes of efficiencies for its subsequent analysis and proposal for improvement in a modular line of foot. 2) Implement production cells: A study of engineering methods such as balance of line in a module, cycle time, well same to compare the influence of LM in the new efficiency measures. Finally it will display the results of efficiency indicators in a minimum of 63 %.

Index Terms—Lean manufacturing, line balance, modular system.

Flores A. and Aguilar J. A. are with the Energy and Environment Institute, San Pablo Catholic University, Arequipa, Perú (e-mail: {adaluz.flores, jose.alberto.aguilar} @ucsp.edu.pe). Choque R. H. is with the San Pablo Catholic University, Arequipa, Perú, (e-mail: ramiro.choque@ucsp.edu.pe).


Cite: Flores A., Aguilar J. A., and Choque R. H., "Implementing of a Pilot Line of Clothing Industry under the Philosophy Lean Manufacturing," International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 214-218, 2014.

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