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 publicationIEOM 2015 - 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Proceeding
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479960651
ISBN (Print)9781479960651
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Apr 2015
EventIEOM 2015 - 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Proceeding -
Duration: 1 Jan 2015 → …

Publication series

NameIEOM 2015 - 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Proceeding

Conference

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

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2015 IEEE.

Copyright:
Copyright 2015 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Management Science and Operations Research

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