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American Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, Vol.1, No.4, Aug. 2015, Pub. Date: Jun. 2, 2015
DMAIC- Measuring the PVC Pipe Manufacturing Process
Pages: 293-303 Views: 4548 Downloads: 4883
Authors
[01] Sachin Mahendru, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MM University, Ambala, India.
[02] Bikramjit Singh, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MM University, Ambala, India.
Abstract
It is a conceptual paper to demonstrate the importance of application of Six Sigma DMAIC methodlogy to a PVC pipe manufacturing process and to realize the role played by measure phase for successful completion of Six Sigma. Measure phase measures the potential of the process. It is important to study the existing process in order to formulate the improvement strategies. It entails a method to execute measure phase in a comprehensive manner so that this phase reflects the actual process. It acts as road map for the researchers for executing measure phase using appropriate tool. A case study has been conducted in a PVC manufacturing plant to execute measure phase to produce breakthrough results in real world environment.
Keywords
DMAIC, SIPOC Diagram, FMEA, Cp, PVC Pipe Manufacturing, MSA, Gauge R & R, Bias Study
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