Vol 5 No 9 (2019): EPH - International Journal of Science And Engineering (ISSN: 2454 - 2016)

A Study on minimizing the cost of making of t-shirt by effective line balancing and efficiency for improving productivity in Apparel Industry : minimizing the cost of making of t-shirt

Faruq Hosen Faruq
Sonargaon University (SU)
Rezaul Karim
Sonargaon University (SU)
Published September 3, 2019
  • CM,
  • T-shirt,
  • Line balancing,
  • Line efficiency,
  • Labor productivity,
  • Work sharing method,,
  • Productivity
  • ...More


Line balancing is an effective tool to improve the throughput of assembly line while reducing non-value-added activities, cycle time. Line balancing is the problem of assigning operation to workstation along an assembly line, in such a way that assignment is optimal in some sense. This project mainly focuses on improving overall efficiency of single model assembly line by reducing the non-value added activities, cycle time and distribution of work load at each work station by line balancing. The methodology adopted includes calculation of cycle time of process, identifying the non –value-added activities, calculating total work load on station and distribution of work load on each workstation by line balancing, in order to improve the efficiency of line and increase overall productivity.


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