Source: Textile Review

Abstract:

The increase in demand of better quality and productivity in apparel industry made us to seek a system or a concept to meet the requirement for producing better quality product. After a prolong study on several concepts, we chosen 5S system in the best one for the decreasing the demand faced by apparel industries. In this work, we have planned to implement a concept for enhancing the work efficiency, environmental safety and standard process flow. This work starts with clearing up the company by disposing the wastages, place the tool in an order according the layout then the working is cleaned and maintain regularly. At last all activity is measured and sustains the discipline. Implementing this innovative method reduces the wastage, minimise the handling time and increase the profit of an organization.


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Originally published in Textile Review, Nov-2010


The authors are associated with Department of Fashion Technology, Angel College of Engineering & Technology, Tirupur