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Productivity Improvement By Cycle Time Reduction Using Time And Motion Study A-Case Study Of Electrode Manufacturing Company

Pankaj Bhagat, F. Ujjainwala


The systematic application of time study, and method study to improve productivity, reduce cost and improve profit. The productivity can be improved by reduction in cycle time. The Cycle time can be defined as the time required completing any process. Work study is the scientific research involving work techniques with the objective of identifying the best way of doing a work. Time study is used to eliminate the Ineffective time while operation is being performed. This study performs a work study analysis at the product finishing shop of with the aim to offer suggestions to improve its operational and production efficiency. Primary data was collected in PFS shop of Electrode machining process, through observation method (time study sheet using stop watch). Afterward it concludes the summarized data by various charts and time study sheet.

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