Central Milk is a factory specializing in the production of stainless milking equipment. They have grown over the past 10 years from producing minor to major equipment and want to continue expanding.
This project is designed to improve the production and quality of all requisite milking equipment as well as increasing the profit margin of the company. Industrial engineering principals and methods would be applied in this environment.
This project therefore concerns:
A framework for collecting data and applying it to other applications.
Recommending solutions for different facilities layouts.
Improvements regarding resource allocation.
Developing a computer program to aid in the day to day running of the factory.
This project is set within the present boundaries of Central Milk and executed to support the growth of the company.
Thesis (B Eng. (Industrial and Systems Engineering))--University of Pretoria, 2009.