Achieving competitiveness through setup time reduction

Minerva Mayela Orta-Lozano, Bernardo Villarreal

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Abstract

This paper has the purpose of describing the efforts of a Mexican company with several galvanizing lines, located in Monterrey, Mexico, to diminish setup time. The firm's operations strategy requires a better performance of the plant in terms of line capacity utilization, more productivity and quicker response to market's orders. The setup reduction project set to obtain those goals was organized to attack two fronts; The reduction of the time per setup, and the decrease of the number of setups.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Apr 2015
EventIEOM 2015 - 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Proceeding -
Duration: 1 Jan 2015 → …

Conference

ConferenceIEOM 2015 - 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Proceeding
Period1/1/15 → …

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Management Science and Operations Research

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    Orta-Lozano, M. M., & Villarreal, B. (2015). Achieving competitiveness through setup time reduction. In International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEOM.2015.7093894