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IInternational Journal of Engineering Research in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IJERMCE)

Monthly Journal for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

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Date of Publication :7th June 2016

Abstract: The research focuses on study in Knorr-Bremse, a market leader in braking systems in both rail and commercial vehicles. In-house innovation is always required due to growing competition. Voss connectors are one of the major components of assembly in products of the valves manufactured here and each product has a separate Voss assembly station. This operation is critical with point of product and many a times a bottle neck in the assembly flow. The cost has been saved by setting a common Voss assembly station which would help to improve the efficiency of the plant, making assembly line lean and making the system error free, i.e., implementing Poka-Yoke. The valves could be then sent to the assembly lines for further operations. With the present work the company would reduce to 3 assembly station from 13 and the cost would be saved on operators, inventory, cost of maintaining spares and floor space consumed. The savings then could be past to product which would help to fight the market share

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