Saturday, January 9, 2010

OTM :Facility Design and Layout

What i learned today?

1.To understand different types of layout patterns, how they relate to process choice, and some of the methods to evaluate alternative layout plans.

2.To understand the key issues involved in designing product layouts and balance assembly lines to enable efficient and economical production of goods and services.

3.To understand the major issues involved in designing process layouts, and to be able to apply simple tools to develop a good process layout design.

Purposes of layout studies are to:

•minimize delays in materials handling and customer movement,
•maintain flexibility,
•use labor and space effectively,
•promote high employee morale and customer satisfaction,
•provide for good housekeeping and maintenance, &
•enhance sales as appropriate in manufacturing and service facilities.

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