Achieving Zero Defects Product Using Analytical Hierarchy Process in Manufacturing Industries
Globalization and peer’s competition have forced industries to deliver what customer wants and even further, what will delight them. Technology innovation has created more awareness that customer has full knowledge on product and freebies offered. This has indirectly reflected on industry’s profit and industries are concentrating the best possible method to overcome it. Manufacturing industries are applying many methods to improve their profit. Controlling input material usage is one of the major tasks. This study analyzes the manufacturing industry’s operational process to achieve zero defect products, which reduce the raw materials wastage, increase productivity and profitability. It analysis the operation of beverage industry in India and prioritized them using Analytical Hierarchy process (AHP). All critical operational quality parameters are analyzed and suitable actions recommended.
I S Stephan Thangaiah, VinaySharma, V N Sundharam