Analysis Plant Layout for Effective Production
R. D. Vaidya1, P. N. Shende2, N. A. Ansari3, S. M. Sorte4
1R. D. Vaidya, M-Tech. Student Production Engineering Mechanical Department, YCCE Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
2P. N. Shende, Asst. Prof. Mechanical Department, YCCE Nagpur Maharashtra, India.
3N. A. Ansari, M. Tech. Student Production Engineering, Mechanical Department, YCCE Nagpur Maharashtra, India.
4S. M. Sorte, M. Tech. Student CAD,CAM, Mechanical Department, G. H. Raisoni Acadamy Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
Manuscript received on January 20, 2013. | Revised Manuscript received on February 03, 2013. | Manuscript published on February 28, 2013. | PP: 500-504 | Volume-2 Issue-3, February 2013.  | Retrieval Number:  C1197022313/2013©BEIESP

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Abstract: This research aims to improve the plant layout of manufacturing industry to make optimum space utilization, eliminate obstructions in material flow and thus obtain maximum productivity. The present layout and operation process of each section material storage, cutting, machining shop, fabrication shop, assembly and inspection section and finish product storage have been investigated. The problem in the space utilization and material flow pattern was identified. Flow process chart of each product is studied and it is analyze by Minimum Product Travel Method and CRAFT (Computerized Relative Allocation of Facilities Technique). The result showed that raw material section, cutting section and fabrication shops should be allocated to make the good material flow. The suitable of new plant layout can decrease the Distance of Material Flow and Transportation Cost which rises production.
Keywords: CRAFT, Plant Layout, Production.