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Stitch World May, 2016

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Shop floor control begins by understanding the reason for control. Two views of running a production floor are shared with biasness towards the Material Flow View. In this article, Anand Deshpande, Founder & CEO of Admaa Consulting, and a specialist in Lean and Six Sigma consulting in the apparel industry, automotive, financial services and education sector, identifies elements required to control the output from the shop floor and concludes by offering practical tips to extract maximum production potential from the shop floor. Shop floor is the place in the manufacturing industry where losses are accumulated or profits are made. It is the heart of any product organization, and thus should be the core competence of that organization. Managing the shop…

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