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.
Business process improvement for increased product quality is of continuous importance in the software industry. Quality managers in this sector need effective, hands-on tools for decision-making in engineering projects and for rapidly spotting key improvement areas. Measurement programs are a widespread approach
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
The purpose of the thesis was to find factors that influence the mechanical characteristics for copper-wire products that are insulated with foamed polypropylene. This specific insulation material is new to the company and suitable machine-settings are unknown. The project was carried out
Sandvik Coromant AB is part of the global enterprise Sandvik Group AB, and is world leading in providing and developing cutting tools for the metal working industry. The company operates in over 60 countries worldwide with its main office located in Sandviken,