publication . Article . 2015

IMPLEMENTATION OF LEAN MANUFACTURING IN FISH CANNING COMPANY: A CASE STUDY OF A CANNED SARDINES PRODUCTION COMPANY IN MOROCCO

I. Idrıssi; A. Mesfioui; I. Aftais; B. Benazzouz;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: International Journal of Lean Thinking (issn: 2146-0337, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Konya Teknokent, Selcuk University
Abstract
Lean is a powerful tool, which can bring significant benefit to manufacturing industries by creating value through reduction of waste. Although the lean concept has become very popular in mass production industries such as the automotive industry, more recently the concept has been adopted in different batch processing industries and service sectors. The application of lean tools into the food processing industry has not received the same level of attention compared to the traditional manufacturing industries. The paper discusses how the lean concept could be applied to a fish manufacturing company. The paper first presents the lean concept tools. The empirical ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Lean manufacturing, Optimization, Technology (General), T1-995, Industrial engineering. Management engineering, T55.4-60.8
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