IMPORTANCE OF GROUP TECHNOLOGY AND LEAN CONCEPTS IN MANUFACTURING – A REVIEW
Author’s Name : P Sivasankaran
Volume 04 Issue 02 Year 2017 ISSN No: 2349-3860 Page no: 11-13
One of the most significant changes in the manufacturing was reduced lead time, improved inventory systems with demand and well planned maintenance systems to improve the breakdown failure of machineries. For all this we need to have well planned manufacturing systems for processing the work parts as well as segregating the components based on geometrical and manufacturing attributes. In this paper modern manufacturing system is compared with conventional manufacturing by means of performance efficiency. Also in this paper weakness present in the conventional manufacturing is clearly focused and thereby to overcome the problems modern manufacturing system was needed with added flexibility. One among the modern manufacturing concepts was group technology. Thus group technology concept was explained in this paper along with its several advantages.
Group technology, Performance efficiency, Geometrical attribute, Manufacturing attribute
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