Title

D&S.

Faculty Advisor

Noonan, Francis.

Abstract

This project conducted research and applied lean manufacturing practices to reduce setup time in VMC machine operations at D&S Manufacturing to standardized setup procedures for the VMC machines and to facilitate the organization and safety of the shop floor. Simultaneously the project applied Kaizen methods to create a standardized form of measurement to improve their VMC machine utilization. Finally this project created a checklist to assist in the preventative maintenance of the VMC machines and their equipment.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2006

Major

Industrial Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Business

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