Total quality management has become a frequently used term in discussions concerning quality. The international and national competitive environment is in a process of constant change by the globalization of markets and increased interdependence of economic agents. This process of change has
There is an increasing emphasis on developing systematical research approaches for design of products that appeal to people’s emotions and values. This thesis proposes methodological developments for investigating people’s subjective emotional needs and values towards quality and explores interactions of related physical design attributes for product design.
The issue for the project is that some of the rear axles for General Motors GMT800 and GMT900 are found to be leaking. Most of the leaks are spotted already at the paint facility Paint Tech International (PTI), but some make it all the way to the customer before being spotted. The leaks are normally discovered as a wet spot around the vent tube area on the differential, or in more severe cases as a puddle of lube around the pinion flange.
The purpose of this thesis is to investigate and make comparisons between Six Sigma and the existing way of working with improvements and the organization in the Cage Factory and to give recommendations on what actions are needed to efficiently implement Six Sigma.
Schefenacker Vision Systems Australia is a quality devoted company, they are aiming to reach the goal of Six Sigma quality. Some of the production lines are not yet there. Some quality problems need more urgent attention than others ie due to complaints from customers etc.
This study results in better acknowledgement of essential success factors of TQM implementation in hotels that have a few advantages to provide better service to customers. The advantages of offering increased service quality have impact on both hotel sector and customers. A few of these benefits are, competitive advantages, management leadership, continues improvement, work development, reduce costs and economic profits..
Three different manufacturing lines are chosen to be investigated and different solutions are suggested which are all beneficial for the company. All three lines are considered from the Lean manufacturing point of view. The most common failures in the factory are caused
A perfect paper machine would not need any control action. However, defects in the production process and disturbances in raw material cause instability which requires control actions. The compensations made in the controlled variables often cause variations in other properties. In order
In recent years, the companies and organizations around the world are showing great interests in quality. Six Sigma approach is a structured quantitative method which is invented by Motorola in 1986 for improving the product quality. Abstract Modern society has a higher
Getrag All Wheel Drive AB (GAWD) in Köping, Sweden today develops, manufactures and sells All Wheel Drive (AWD) systems to the private car industry. However it has not always been like this. Before 2004, the very same plant was a subsidiary company