Tag Archives: Balancing

Case 1 “increase output by 40%”

STARTING SITUATION
The planning was 10 machines per week. Due to regular overtime, they succeeded to assemble this desired number. In the existing situation was no evenly and continuous flow. Given the market demand, the management wanted at least 30% more production output.

CHOSEN APPROACH 

As-is situation

Old situation: 10 machines > 40 h per week (overtime!)


In consultation, the choice was made to raise it to 14 machines per week, without Continue reading