Throughput Improvement and Scrap Reduction in Aluminum Can Manufacturing - This article describes a process improvement project for the aluminum can line at Valley Metal Container (VMC), the largest manufacturer of aluminum cans in the world. The primary focus of our project is the 16-ounce aluminum can production facility, currently producing approximately 200 million cans annually. The purpose ...
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|Authors:||Katok, Elena ; Serrander, Tomas ; Wennstrom, Mattias|
Production and inventory management journal : journal of the American Production and Inventory Control Society, Inc. - Washington, DC : Soc., ISSN 0897-8336, ZDB-ID 10542929. - Vol. 40.1999, 1, p. 36-42
Setup Reduction Through Process Improvement in Aluminum Can Manufacturing - This article is a description of a process improvement project in the 16-oz. aluminum can line of Valley Metal Container (VMC), the largest manufacturer of aluminum cans in the world. Currently the 16-oz. line produces approximately 200 million cans annually. The purpose of our project was to reduce setups and improve ...
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