Production Capacity Enhancement Through Constraint EliminationApplication of key management tools and process

Lean Manufacturing, Value stream Mapping, Industrial Engineering Time study

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Problem State

Manufacturing company specialized in auto chain manufacturing process could not able to increase the production beyond certain capacity even though there was huge demand. Management was contemplating for capex investment to increase plant capacity within short term.

Solution State

  • Conducted value stream mapping of the entire supply chain along with Team
  • Identified critical equipment process cycle time was constraint for next level improvement
  • Team was encouraged to improve the bottleneck process and came out with innovative solution of changing the coil feeding mechanism, which removed the constraint.

Result

  • Production output improved by 10 % without any major investment
  • Team had learnt the process of constraint elimination and engaged for next level capacity enhancements.

“Winning Minds” has helped us in building a culture of management by numbers from top down bottom. This has given us insight in to the operations, enabling us to clearly define goals at every level. Setting of the goals and the targeted actions has enhanced the operational efficiency and business growth over 30 %.

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J S R K Prasad
CEO, Better Castings, Vijayawada
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