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dc.contributor.authorBragança, Sara-
dc.contributor.authorAlves, Anabela Carvalho-
dc.contributor.authorCosta, Eric Simão Macieira da-
dc.contributor.authorSousa, Rui M.-
dc.identifier.citationBragança, Sara; Alves, A. C.; Costa, Eric; Sousa, Rui. The use of Lean tools to improve the performance of an Elevators company, Trabalho apresentado em Integrity, Reliability and Failure (IRF2013), In Proceedings of Integrity, Reliability and Failure (IRF2013), Funchal, 2013.por
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents a project developed in an elevators company, in the framework of a master thesis at University of Minho. The main objective of this work was to analyse the production system of one assembly section of the company and to implement some proposals that would improve its performance. This objective was achieved by applying Lean Production tools and techniques namely, 5S, Visual Management and Standard Work. With the proposed improvements it was possible to increase the shop floor area, to reduce errors and nonconformities, to reduce the number of required operators and to improve the organization of the production system. These results promoted the reduction of energy and material consumption, mainly due to the decrease of defects and reduction of rework, which are some of the requisites for a company to become eco-efficient.por
dc.publisherEdições INEGIpor
dc.subjectLean productionpor
dc.subjectVisual managementpor
dc.subjectStandard workpor
dc.titleThe use of lean tools to improve the performance of an elevators companypor
sdum.event.title4th Int. Conference on Integrity, Reliability and Failure-
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