Implementation Of 5S Methodology In The Small Scale Industry: A Case Study
R. S. Agrahari, P.A. Dangle, K.V.Chandratre
Keywords: 5S, productivity, Lean Manufacturing, Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP).
Abstract: 5S is a basic foundation of Lean Manufacturing systems. It is a tool for cleaning, sorting, organizing and providing the necessary groundwork for workpiece improvement. This paper dealt with the implementation of 5S methodology in the small scale industry. By following the 5S methodology, it shows significant improvements to safety, productivity, efficiency and housekeeping. The improvements before and after 5S implementation is shown by pictures in the paper. It also intends to build a stronger work ethic within the management and workers who would be expected to continue the good practices.
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