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    • Packaging Line Efficiency Improvements with the Implementation of a Centralized Packaging Line Control System 

      Negrón Ocasio, Frank (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2015)
      Efficiency is a process measurement of the ability of generating a required output with the minimum amount of resources. A high efficiency is crucial for a packaging line as it is an important aspect of cost control ...
    • Packaging Lines Minor & Minor/Major Changeover Time Reduction on a Pharmaceutical Company 

      Rodríguez Rivera, Gerardo (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2015)
      Every company that wants to be competitive has to implement SMED or changeover reduction in every process that this technique could be applied. The two major difficulties that companies encounters are: Product ...
    • Packaging Preventive Maintenance Rationalization and Lean Pilot at a Pharmaceutical Company 

      Cuadrado Torres, Juan L. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2011)
      Abstract - The downtime developed by the poor maintenance scheduling techniques used in a manufacturing plant produces a huge amount of loses, financially and timely speaking. This project looks to use DMAIC methodology ...
    • Packaging Process Improvement in a Manufacturing Environment 

      González, Rosa L. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2014)
      A manual filling, packaging and labeling process implicates significant labor intensive tasks that will result in non- standard process with high variability. This non-standard process has resulted in more than 20 ...
    • Paperless Harness/Cables Fabrication 

      Torres Agosto, Brenda (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      This project focused on Paperless Harness/Cables Fabrication for Documentation Control in an aerospace company. Documentation control improves paperwork handling, the gathering and filling of all the documentation ...
    • Parenterals Vial Manufacturing Filling Area Yield Improvement Project 

      Ortega Pérez, Josué (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2015)
      In the Parenterals Pharmaceutical industry a quality, financial and manufacturing measure of how the process is being operated and that measures the appropriate use of materials, excipients, and active product ingredients ...
    • Particle detection tool for liquid product inspection machines 

      García Duprey, Angie Ly (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
      Improvements opportunities were found during the inspection process of recent manufactured lots in new manufacturing single-use technology, which was validated due to expected increase in product demand. An increase ...
    • Parts Washer Filling Load Optimization 

      Torres Rodríguez, Nilsa (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020)
      Parts washers are used in new manufacturing and remanufacturing processes; they are designed to clean, degrease and dry bulk loads of small or large parts in preparation for assembly, inspection, surface treatment, ...
    • Plc Modification for Fill and Close Stopping Sequence Improvement 

      Fernández Burgos, David A. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020)
      From November 2020 to January 2021, an analysis was made looking for the best way to increase the yield of the machines in charge of the dry process when making a contact lens. In this analysis, it was discovered that ...
    • Potable Water Quality Improvement in a Water Filtration Plant Facility 

      Hernández Rodríguez, Dori A. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
      The processes used for treatment in water plants depend on the quality of the source and the desired quality of the water. The chemicals selected for the treatment depend on the effectiveness to obtain the desired ...
    • Potting Process Improvement for Inductors 

      Correa Colón, Mario A. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2015)
      During the last 20 years, X Aerospace Company has produced enormous gains due to a relentless focus on process in manufacturing, engineering and research and development. These margin increases came from many incremental ...
    • PPAP Process and Correlation Study for Vision Systems 

      Arevalo Mercado, John (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2021)
      The Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) is being adopted by Medical Device companies to qualify raw material. To standardized qualification processes between multiple supplies and help ...
    • PRM Operations Cores Cell Takt Time Kaizen 

      Moreau Sepúlveda, Armando (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2015)
      This article refers to, how UTAS handles the optimization of a CORE a cell in the manufacturing process. Companies have waste that can be reduce with an optimization of the manufacturing process. Steps to accomplish ...
    • Process Improvement for Client Status Report 

      Valentín Santiago, Marlen J. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2016)
      During last year, customer service quality has been negatively affected, increasing document re-work and operational cost in the company. In order to improve the documentation development process the company plans ...
    • Process Optimization of Amine Reactions 

      Betancourt Negrón, Ninoshka (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2018)
      Ospira is an inhalation anesthesia manufacturing facility. The main products are Deramine and Dexoflurane. To produce these anesthetics, chemical reactions and distillation processes are required. For Deramine it ...
    • Process Standardization on Customers’ Requests for Infrastructure and Security Services 

      Nieves Zavala, Paulette (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2016)
      This research project focuses on the development of a Process Standardization for services requests of an Information Systems Consultant Company. The existing process is not ideal nor practical because of the time gap ...
    • Process workflow optimization and redesign for packaging line at a medical device company 

      Feliciano Granda, Ana Karina (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2018)
      This document describes the process of workflow optimization and redesign using Lean Six Sigma tools to better understand the Ivers Lee packaging lines (IL#1 and IL#2) issues and create alternatives to improve them. ...
    • Product Monitoring Improvements Migrating from the Infinity Quality System to an Automatic Interface Data Collection 

      Sambolín Sierra, Christian Omar (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2016)
      This improvement project article is intended to demonstrate how a medical device company can improve its inspection process by developing an Automatic Data Transfer Platform migrating from a platform that does not ...
    • Production Improvement for Manufacturing Furniture Company 

      García Lugo, Arturo (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2020)
      This project was based on the laminating production improvement for a manufacturing furniture company. Basically, the process consists of the laminated production of wood materials. The lead time and ship dates of ...
    • Production Line Improvement Using DMAIC Tool in an Electrical Production Plant 

      Díaz Marrero, Jessuelly E. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2010)
      Today, there is much competition between the manufacturers of electronics products. This creates a need for the manufacturers to develop processes that can supply the client demand within a required time and a specified ...