Lean Philosophy and Management Assets applied to Industrial Valve Production Company

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Abstract

Actually, due to more competitive business world, the maintenance activities and their management are extremely important for the good performance in the industrial companies. through analysis of the existent practices and procedures was performed in the company in relation to the overall management and maintenance activities. Due to the use of Ipinza method, it was possible to identify which equipment needed to implement certain preventive maintenance routines, and for those, maintenance plans were developed. A number of issues as well as improvement points were identified. The establishment of foundations to implement the Lean’s methodology 5S technique as well as to manage the company’s assets. Following the implementation of the proposed improvements, it is expected more efficiency and a greater performance of the maintenance services in addition of significant improvements in decision execution discipline as well as employees’ motivation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 1st Conference on Quality Innovation and Sustainability, ICQIS2019
EditorsLuís Barreto, José Sá, Gilberto Santos
Place of PublicationValença, Portugal
PublisherInstituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo
Pages137-144
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-989-20-9582-0
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019
Event1st Conference on Quality Innovation and Sustainability, ICQIS2019 - Valença, Portugal
Duration: 6 Jun 20197 Jun 2019

Conference

Conference1st Conference on Quality Innovation and Sustainability, ICQIS2019
CountryPortugal
CityValença
Period6/06/197/06/19

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