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Study Value Stream Mapping in Cylinder Block Line: A Case Study


Jitendra Chouhan , Shri Govindram Sekasaria Institute of Technology & Science, Indore; Dr. R. C. Gupta, Shri Govindram Sekasaria Institute of Technology & Science, Indore


Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Cylinder Block Line


To survive in today's competitive business world, companies require small lead times, low costs and high customer service levels. Lean manufacturing program is being followed by various industries in the recent year which mainly focuses on improving the efficiency of operations by reducing wastes. Value stream mapping (VSM) technique has been used on a broad scale in big companies such as Toyota and Boeing. This work considers the study of value stream mapping technique in MAN Trucks Private Limited, Pithampur. The targeted product is cylinder block. It focuses on product family, current state map preparation, proposed improvements and future state map. The achievements of value stream implementation are reduction in lead time, cycle time, inventory level and improvement in productivity.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV6I40985
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 4
Publication Date: 01/07/2018
Page(s): 1344-1348

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