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    • Thermoplastic Injection Molding Machine Setup Downtime Reduction 

      Donato Rivera, Roberto Carlos (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Setup is one of the most common downtimes that affects every manufacturing organization. In a molding company, a top offender setup downtime machine (IMM 128) was identified, and a time study of the setup process was ...
    • Multi-Site Spare Part Monitoring Plan at RM Manufacturing Puerto Rico 

      Fernandez Rodriguez, Raul M. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      At RM Manufacturing, increase in downtime was observed due to spare parts unavailability. Spare parts monitoring strategy plays a key role in ensuring a manufacturing plant’s uptime. The objective of this project was to ...
    • El impacto de la energía renovable en las comunidades rurales de la Florida 

      Portillo Ramírez, Raúl J. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Reducir el gasto monetario del consumo energético mediante el uso de energía renovable, aliviana el bolsillo del consumidor, desde un ahorro de 50% hasta un 100%. Mediante la instalación de paneles solares en dos diferentes ...
    • Rediseño de los procesos de Recobros: Credit Services 

      Lopez Medina, Rafael A. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Los sistemas y procesos para el grupo de Recobros: Credit Services no habían sido revisados por varios años, lo que provocaba dificultades en los procesos de recobro del grupo. A través del proyecto se logró diseñar un ...
    • Distribución Efectiva de Tareas y Responsabilidades de los Inspectores para Optimizar el Plan de Mantenimiento Preventivo 

      Martínez Feliciano, Omayra (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Este escrito presenta las soluciones recomendadas a la problemática del Directorado de Obras Públicas en una instalación militar. La División de Operaciones y Mantenimiento, la cual es responsable de supervisar el mantenimiento ...
    • Characterization and Extrusion Qualification Process of Introducers/Dilators at Edwards Lifesciences Puerto Rico 

      Gonzalez Santiago, Nestor Alexis (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Edwards Lifesciences is experiencing a high demand for Introducers/Dilators. The company decided to produce the Introducers/Dilators single lumen catheters shafts tubing in Añasco, Puerto Rico site. To implement this new ...
    • Productivity Increase on Manufacturing Line A 

      Grant Tejada, Maria Victoria (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      In company that shall remain anonymous, Manufacturing Line A was underperforming, often falling back in orders. Therefore, the company decided to put in place a project to look at increasing productivity in this high-mix ...
    • Optimización de la línea de producción de los módulos Tx & LO 

      Beltrán Cruz, Kiara (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      En una compañía de productos aeroespaciales, defensa y seguridad, problemas en la línea de producción de componentes esenciales para un sistema de radares fueron los causantes del atraso en la entrega del primer sistema y ...
    • Improvements in the production and packaging of personal care products through the implementation of Lean Manufacturing 

      López Roldán, Keyshla T. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      The manufacturing sector for personal care and beauty products is one of the most competitive today, creating the need to innovate and improve processes to remain competitive. This project used the DMAIC methodology and ...
    • Improvement of Kanban Inventory System Management 

      Acevedo Ramos, Jenmarie F. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      An increase in scrap of Kanban inventory has been reported in a medical device company. The main causes of the reported condition are the lack of visibility of inventory levels and inadequate execution of firs-in-first-out ...
    • Improving efficiency on surgical device’s manufacturing process 

      Rivera Rodriguez, Jeanette (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      A global medical device company is suffering a significant efficiency decrease in one of their most important manufacturing processes. The purpose of this project was to improve this line efficiency by a minimum of 10%. ...
    • Mejorar el Rendimiento de los Equipos de PVA1 

      Ramirez Vazquez, Jared J. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Durante el 2021, la línea de producción de Viales Parenterales Celda 1 en Bristol Myers Squibb, experimentó diversos problemas relacionados con equipo los cuales provocaron un tiempo de inactividad excesivo. Debido a este ...
    • Development Studies for the Surgicel SNoW Load Increase in the Dehumidification Chamber 

      Ñeco Morales, Franjesmar (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      A medical device company was facing a significant downtime related to “waiting for material”. Due to the high processing time and small loads in the dehumidification process, the next operation (Sealing) was being impacted. ...
    • Mejorar la productividad de un grupo de ingenieros en una oficina de gobierno 

      Colón Morales, Felipe (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      En una oficina de gobierno, la baja productividad de los ingenieros es un problema que ha afectado la compañía por los pasados dos años. Para determinar la causa del problema, se realizó un cuestionario a trece ...
    • Implementación de Línea de Fabricación de Lentes Intraoculares 

      Negrón Irizarry, Elsivette (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      El aumento en la demanda de lentes intraoculares ha causado la necesidad de implementar una nueva línea de fabricación de dicho producto en la fábrica FX en Yauco, Puerto Rico. Esto se hizo con el fin de brindarle apoyo ...
    • Achieving High Performance Level for Remote Working 

      Reyes Castillo, Eduardo (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      After the COVID-19 pandemic many employees were forced to work from home. Most of these employees were showing low performance when working remotely. The low performance was associated with the different distracting factors ...
    • Rediseño para optimizar manejo de cuentas delincuentes 

      Silva Troche, Dhania M. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Debido a una falta de revisión y actualización de procesos, el Banco XYZ estaba experimentando problemas en el proceso de recobro. Pare este proyecto se logró plasmar un rediseño del flujo por el cual pasan las cuentas ...
    • Production Performance Increase through Five S Technique on Manufacturing Equipment Tools 

      Colón Ramírez, Christian (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Pharma LLC, a company dedicated to solid drug product manufacturing, performed an assessment and determined they were experiencing overtime cost increases, lower productivity and personnel discomfort with tools and resources ...
    • Impacting an Organization by Reducing Cost of Spare Parts and Excess Inventory 

      Cruz Betancourt, Arnaldo (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      Excess inventory and the cost of replacement parts are found to be an area of opportunity within a maintenance department for a vessel terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The quantitative model is the approach that was ...
    • Reducing Particle Matter in Medical Devices Product 

      González Ortiz, Anthony (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
      In the medical device industry, particle matter in products is a problem. Recently, a medical device company noticed that, for the last three months, rejection of product due to particle matter was in an increasing trend. ...