Sew side seam So, it has large batches of each kind of shirt size and color.
Conclusion and recommendations. We now proceed to compute the operations metrics for Mikes plan.
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Shirts pattern are cut on a computer controlled cutting machine, which cuts 8 different pattern of shirt each having 60 layers of cloth, i.
Make front 6.Comparison of the two proposed plans with reference to the standard process 5. Also up to 8 patterns can be cut simultaneously. Nevertheless, the set up time is quite significant since it takes 1. Shirts pattern are cut on a computer controlled cutting machine, which cuts 8 different pattern of shirt each having 60 layers of cloth, i. So he endowed the task to two of his managers Mike and Ike to envisage him a plan for incorporating production of custom shirts into the existing manufacturing process. A general analysis to the standard process revealed the following: 1. Furthermore, the labor content of cutting process in minute per shirt is 0. After cutting, the shirts were sent for sewing in batches of 60 shirts in a single batch. Join shoulders Regular Shirts Labor Content minutes per shirt 0. So, it has large batches of each kind of shirt size and color. Mike tackled both the batch size and the labor utilization problems by reducing the batch size to 5 shirts per batch and by trying to maximize the use of each labor. Attach collar 9. The analysis will proceed as follows: 1. Make front 6.