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    • Fabrication of 3D Nanofiber Scaffold by Sequential Electrospinning 

      Polanco Martínez, Stephanie (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2017)
      The generation of a 3D porous scaffold that would mimic the native ECM of tissue and organs is a topic of interest in tissue engineering. Electrospinning is a widely used technique in the area because it generates ...
    • Feasibility Evaluation and Quality Risk Management (QRM) for the Design of Automated Warehouse, Shipping and Transportation Operations 

      Caraballo Alvarez, Cynthia (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
      Distributions center such as warehouse are important stage of storing materials, goods or products. Warehouses are important because they are created to store adequately the products as their main purpose. Warehouses ...
    • Fill and finish Production Line End Effectors Improvements for Reducing Rejected Units due to Robot Pickup Failures 

      Figueroa Peterson, Juan José (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2014)
      Since the production of parenteral is more regulated and complicated, it makes the manufacture investment cost higher in comparison with other dosage forms. As result, is important to apply lean tools in order to reduce ...
    • Filling Process Yield Improvements 

      Morales Meléndez, Celiangely (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
      Misus Winery is a wine making and distribution plant. Its main product is Cherry Blossom which is a pink wine. The high demand for its product has created the need to make improvements in their processes. As part of ...
    • Final Device Quality Control Unit Operation Optimization 

      Rodriguez Cales, Ashley (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020)
      With the intent of achieving cost reduction initiatives, the Quality Control Unit operation regarding the final device release was identified as a labor cost opportunity. Through kaizen events done across site, it was ...
    • Finished Goods Failure Reduction in a Wound Closure Medical Device Product Family 

      Álvarez Vázquez, Ameiris (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
      A corrective action and preventive action plan was developed to address the increase of Finished Goods failures in a wound closure medical device product family. Following a DefineMeasure-Analyze-Improve-Control Six ...
    • First Pass Yield Improvement on Audit Results 

      Dávila Alicea, Jetzabel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2016)
      This research project was focused in the First Pass Yield improvement for Quality Audit results in Aerospace Company. The first pass yield is defined as the number of units coming out of a process divided by the number ...
    • First Pass Yield Improvement on Casting Cell Using DMAIC Methodology 

      Peña Méndez, Luis (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
      This research project was focused in the First Pass Yield improvement in a cell of a Medical Device Company. The first pass yield is defined as the number of units coming out of a process divided by the number of units ...
    • First Pass Yield Metric Implementation for Validation Documents 

      Armbruster Santiago, Eric (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2015)
      A regulatory compliance contractor in the life sciences industry desires to be distinguished from its competitors in terms of the quality of their services. To make it possible, the company intends to improve the ...
    • Flow-Days Reduction Using Six Sigma Toolbox at Air Force Base Engine Maintenance Center 

      Luna Martínez, JoAngel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2012)
      Abstract - When the United States entered World War I in 1917, the U.S. government searched for a company to develop the first airplane engine "booster" for the fledgling U.S. aviation industry General Electric accepted ...
    • Generic Methodology for the Implementation of Automated Device Management Systems 

      Ocasio, Wendell (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2011)
      Abstract - Organizations establish maintenance programs to ensure instruments and other devices are maintained, properly configured, and periodic calibrations are performed. Typically, a combination of computerized maintenance ...
    • Global Supplier Quality Performance Monitoring Scorecard 

      Gendes Alonso, Sabrina (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020)
      Monitoring the performance of suppliers in any industry ensures the continuous improvement of the relationship between a supplier-customer through the identification of gaps between the current performance and the customer ...
    • Guideline for the Development of a Capable Training Program for New Hire Employees in the Design Area of an Aerospace Industry in Puerto Rico 

      Ayala Román, José A. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2012)
      Abstract - The aerospace industry is very sophisticated since their products and services needs to be in compliance with the highest levels of quality. Since currently this type of industry is new in Puerto Rico most of ...
    • H&K Capsule Filling Equipment Reliability 

      Iglesias, Victor (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
      Encapsulation is a process whereby the dose is charged into a hard gelatin capsule; powder, pellets, tablets or combinations of two or more of these may be filled into the capsules. Capsules provide a convenient way ...
    • Hair Salon Process Improvement: A Lean Six Sigma Application to Service Industry 

      Rivera Camacho, Jorge L. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2012)
      Abstract - In this project the waiting elapsed time of a customer will be analyzed and standardized to reduce or eliminate this time. The main objective of this project is to keep customer waiting time within 0 to 15 ...
    • Haveenti Prototype – Pilot Brewhouse 

      Jorge García, Emmanuel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2016)
      In the last decade, Puerto Rico, has been reached by the wave of craft brewing enthusiasts. Today Puerto Rico has a handful of craft breweries, many of which are flourishing and growing into their own market. To supply ...
    • How Serialization can Improve Drug Manufacturing Operations 

      Santana Fortier, Joevan A. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2017)
      An estimated 10% of the global medicine supply chain is counterfeit with sales of counterfeit prescription drugs estimated to be around $75 billion a year. Although estimates about the magnitude of the global ...
    • How To Use Solar Energy Conversion Equipment Effectively To Reduce House’s Power Energy Bill 

      Martínez Ocasio, Julio C. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020)
      Access to affordable electricity price is one of the major factors that causing socioeconomic problems in the island of Puerto Rico. At the present, most of the clients require the service from the only Power Company ...
    • HPKO Tank Replacement 

      Alsina Sanchez, Angel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2016)
      The HPKO (Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Oil) is utilized for the manufacturing of Product X at Alsina Inc. Oil raw material was originally stored in a tank made of carbon steel which is located in the company’s premises. ...
    • Human Interaction Reduction in Hydroponics Systems 

      Rivera Collazo, Fernando A. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2016)
      Hydroponic is a topic that is growing every day. Hydroponic can be defined as the crop method without the use of soil. Hydroponic systems provide the capacity to produce large amount of healthy vegetables free of toxics ...