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Productivity and Quality Improvement for a Manufacturing Organisation by using Six Sigma Tool


Deepak Kumar , Department of Industrial Engineering & Management, MSRIT, Bangalore; Gourav Kumar, Department of Industrial Engineering & Management, DSCE, Bangalore; C S Chethan Kumar, Department of Industrial Engineering & Management, MSRIT, Bangalore


Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC), Lean Six Sigma (LSS)


Six Sigma is a very powerful concept in manufacturing and industrial sectors. This has been applied in various forms and has proven their worth in making business more productive over time. Six sigma is the systematic approach to attack any problem. DMAIC cycle is used to identify non value added activities and is used to reduce the non value added activities. Over the years Six sigma has emerged as the latest technique as the main prerequisites for world class manufacturing. Six Sigma is used for processes to improve process capability. The project focuses on ‘Adaptation of Six Sigma Methodology to improve productivity and quality of Base plate at Naveen Industries, which has become the key parameter to satisfy the customer needs and to sustain in the competitive world of ever-changing dynamic and challenging business environment. Application of Six Sigma methodology will show the significant improvement in the area of productivity and quality improvement. The Industries, established in 1977, are a manufacturer and supplier of well furnished Sheet Metal Components, Tubular Components, and Rod/Wire Parts for Automotive and Electronic Industries. The company's policy is to supply components on time, as per the quantity and quality requirements at competitive prices, and maintain long term customer relationships. The company also takes pride in achieving ISO 9001:2000 Certification. Their impeccable quality is the reason for their phenomenal success.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I70602
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 7
Publication Date: 01/10/2016
Page(s): 1052-1058

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