STUDENT’S NAME: CHANDAN KUMAR & SWAGAT DAS
Project Title: Implementation of Lean in Finishing
Project Guide: Mr.D.Das
Background: Garment Industries is facing a challenge in international market to respond to speed and quick changes in accordance with the demand of the consumer. The project was conducted at TCNS Ltd. It has identifiable waste (non value added activity) in accordance with the definition of lean which if removed will reduce the production cost.
Objective:To apply some of the concepts of lean manufacturing in the organization to eliminate waste assessed in respect of non value added activity in the finishing that would lead to lowering of cost per unit of the item produced.
Methodology:Studying the entire finishing floor and the existing system. Short-listing the faults in the system and highlighting the areas where improvement can be done.
Findings:Lean manufacturing, 5s, visual control, productivity implemented in the finishing department of the garment industry.
Conclusion: A systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste (non-value added activities) through continues improvement by flowing the product at the pull of customer in pursuit of perfection.