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  • A case study of an integrated manufacturing performance measurement and meeting system 

    Olivella Nadal, Jordi; Gregorio Garcia, Ruben (2015-05-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    The purpose of this paper is, first, to expose an integrated manufacturing performance measurement and meeting system implemented to focus the organization on value streams and, by doing it, to improve performance, and, ...
  • A case study of lean, sustainable manufacturing 

    Miller, Geoff; Pawloski, Janice; Standrigde, Charles Robert (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2010-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    A small furniture production company has integrated lean tools and sustainability concepts with discrete event simulation modeling and analysis as well as mathematical optimization to make a positive impact on the environment, ...
  • A domain model for capturing knowledge of the Lean approach 

    Tiamaz, Younes; Souissi, Nissrine (OmniaScience, 2019-04)
    Article
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    Purpose: The literature offers many definitions of the Lean but it lacks a standard definition that would facilitate its implementation. These definitions are closely related to the specificities of the domain, sector or ...
  • A framework for effective implementation of lean production in small and medium-sized enterprises 

    Belhadi, Amine; Touriki, Fatima Ezzahra; El Fezazi, Said (OmniaScience, 2016-10)
    Article
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    Purpose: The present paper aims at developing an effective framework including all the components required for implementing lean production properly in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Design/methodology/approach: ...
  • A geometrical model for managing surface productivity of U-Shaped assembly lines 

    Gil Vilda, Francisco; Yagüe-Fabra, José Antonio; Sunyer Torrents, Albert; Jauregui-Becker, Juan M.; Wits, Wessel W. (2018-04-22)
    Article
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    U-Shaped Assembly Lines (U-SALs) are cellular manufacturing systems that, among other things, provide a remarkable feature for industrial cost efficiency: their effectiveness in space utilization. While the challenge of ...
  • A Model to Align Organizational Culture to Lean Culture 

    Taherimashhadi, Mehrsa; Ribas Vila, Immaculada (OmniaScience, 2018-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: Since the emergence of Lean Manufacturing many organizations strived to implement it. Nonetheless, sustainable Lean transformation is not as easy as to be simply achieved. Several aspects need to be taken into ...
  • A model to align organizational culture to lean culture 

    Taherimashhadi, Mehrsa; Ribas Vila, Immaculada (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Organització d'Empreses (OE), 2018-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: Since the emergence of Lean Manufacturing many organizations strived to implement it. Nonetheless, sustainable Lean transformation is not as easy as to be simply achieved. Several aspects need to be taken into ...
  • An accounting system to support process improvements: transition to lean accounting 

    Ruiz de Arbulo-López, Patxi; Fortuny Santos, Jordi (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2010-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    From the last two decades of the 20th Century on, many companies have adopted production strategies that could be termed “lean manufacturing”. Lean team leaders state that traditional costing systems fail to properly assess ...
  • Analysing the adoption of lean production in remanufacturing industry 

    Priyono, Anjar; Idris, Fazli (OmniaScience, 2018-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: This paper aims to analyse the challenges of lean manufacturing implementation in the remanufacturing industry. The research was undertaken in three types of remanufacturing company, torque converter, gearbox, and ...
  • Analysis of the integration of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies 

    Xampeny Solaní, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universtat de Barcelona, 2015-06)
    Master thesis
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    Many organizations use an improvement methodology that is a mixture or Lean and Six Sigma. The theoretical framework as how to integrate both methods are not clearly defined, there is small bibliography on the subject and ...
  • Analysis of the process of facilities leasing in an aeronautical environment 

    Herrero Ortiz, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-26)
    Bachelor thesis
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    Català:Aquest projecte ha estat desenvolupat com a part com d' un acord entre AENA i la UPC per desenvolupar activitats conjuntes. Un equip amb membres de totes dues institucions va ser creat per fer l'anàlisis del ...
  • An ANP-Based Network to Measure the Impact of Lean Production on Organisational Performance 

    Ruano Pérez, José Luis; Rodriguez Rodriguez, Raúl; Alfaro-Saiz, Juan-Jose; Verdecho Saez, Maria Jose (OmniaScience, 2018-04)
    Article
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    Purpose: The main objective of this research is to design a decision-making network, based on the Analytic Network Process (ANP) technique (Saaty, 1996), which will include the main elements to take into account when stating ...
  • Aplicación de la mejora continua en un sistema productivo por medio del Visual Lean (visual management + lean manufacturing) 

    Fernández Heredia, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-06)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    El trabajo que se presenta a continuación, representa el término de un año y medio de trabajo adaptando las últimas metodologías de gestión de procesos de fabricación, al área de logística de una empresa de Venta a ...
  • Aplicación de principios Lean para la mejora de procesos en una empresa de artes gráficas 

    Cervera de Pablo, Oriol; Coma Salvat, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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  • Application of a concept development process to evaluate process layout designs using value stream mapping and simulation 

    Jeong, Ki-Young; Phillips, Don T. (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-07)
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    Purpose: We propose and demonstrate a concept development process (CDP) as a framework to solve a value stream mapping (VSM) related process layout design optimization problem. Design/methodology/approach: A case study ...
  • Aproximación a los principios del trabajo para lean 

    Cuatrecasas Arbós, Lluís; Olivella Nadal, Jordi (Editorial de la UPV, 2006-09-30)
    Conference report
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    El uso de la metodología lean management tiene una extensión creciente. Pese a sus ventajas resulta difícil de implantar, especialmente en los aspectos de organización del trabajo. Aunque la organización del trabajo es ...
  • A simulation-enhanced lean design process 

    Marvel, Jon H.; Standrigde, Charles Robert (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2009-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    A traditional lean transformation process does not validate the future state before implementation, relying instead on a series of iterations to modify the system until performance is satisfactory. An enhanced lean process ...
  • Automatización de cambios de formato en una rebobinadora industrial de rollos de papel 

    Reinón Cintas, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-02-09)
    Bachelor thesis
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  • Creació d'un VSM en línia de producció de Can Tooling 

    Quer Imedio, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-17)
    Master thesis
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    En aquest treball s’exposarà la creació d’un Value Stream Map, eina basada en Lean Manufacturing que bàsicament té l’objectiu d’optimitzar la producció; en aquest cas d’una línia determinada de la indústria manufacturera ...
  • Del Lean Thinking a la Lean Construction : estudi de la filosofia i aplicació a un projecte constructiu 

    Boadas Andreu, Gerard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-23)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access