Automate Palletization Process in a Manufacturing Company
Rivera Morales, Nelson Jr.
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For the last 20 years, the manufacturing industry company has been revolutionized with process improvements, many methodologies like continues manufacturing, and among many others, the revolution of the automatization. This research project pursues the analyze, design and recommend an automated option for a palletization manufacturing process. The manufacturing process to be discussed is one where an associate performs the task stand and repeat the process in many instances, for the long of a shift. Repetitive and stand tasks are ones ideal to automatize. The process under evaluation in X Manufacturing Company consist of placing a predetermined quantity of tubs inside a box, record the quantity in each tub and consequently the quantity in the box and pallet in the manufacturing execution system. The methodology used in the research project is the six-sigma methodology Define, Measure, Analyze, Design and Verify (DMADV) and will be conducted till Design/Recommendation phase. Key Terms ⎯ DMADV, DOF, FDA, OSHA