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Title: Waste management by application of quality control tools in the manufacturing industry – a case study

Authors: Jagdeep Singh; Harwinder Singh; Deepinder Singh; Vinod Kumar

Addresses: Industrial and Production Engineering Department, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, NIT Jalandhar-144011, India ' Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, Punjab-141006, India ' Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, Punjab-141006, India ' Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, India

Abstract: Waste management (WM) is a multi-disciplinary activity involving engineering principles, economics, urban and regional planning, management techniques and social sciences, to minimise the different types of wastes in the processes in the manufacturing industry. This study attempts to improve the performance of magnetic particle inspection machines, remove fire hazardous and reduce the use of kerosene oil using application of root cause analysis through quality control tools in manufacturing Industry. With implementation of tools modified action resources are improved which leads to continuous improvement in productivity and product quality in the organisation.

Keywords: waste management; magnetic particle inspection machines; quality control tools.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSOM.2020.104332

International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 2020 Vol.35 No.1, pp.12 - 35

Accepted: 10 Sep 2017
Published online: 02 Jan 2020 *

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