Adoption of lean philosophy in car dismantling companies in Sweden-a case study
Paper in proceedings, 2018

At present, Lean manufacturing techniques are widely used in industries to improve the productivity by reducing different types of wastes. A case study has been conducted to investigate how Lean techniques can contribute in car dismantling companies in Sweden. This study gained insight of how car dismantling companies can be benefitted by adopting Lean philosophy. Some eccentric characteristics of this business which act as boundary condition for implementing Lean in Production Planning and control system were also identified.

car recycling

car dismantling

lean

improve production

End of life vehicle

Author

Gustav Bergqvist

Student at Chalmers

Mohammad Hasibul Islam

Student at Chalmers

Malin Tarrar

Chalmers, Industrial and Materials Science, Production Systems

Procedia Manufacturing

2351-9789 (eISSN)

Vol. 25 620-627

8th Swedish Production Symposium, SPS 2018
Stockholm, Sweden,

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The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Mistra), 2016-04-01 -- 2019-12-31.

The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Mistra), 2016-04-01 -- 2019-12-31.

Subject Categories

Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics

Other Engineering and Technologies not elsewhere specified

Driving Forces

Sustainable development

Areas of Advance

Production

DOI

10.1016/j.promfg.2018.06.093

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