E3S Web Conf.
Volume 132, 2019XXII International Scientific Conference POLSITA 2019 “Progress of mechanical engineering supported by information technology”
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Engineering and Technology|
|Published online||22 November 2019|
Assessment of productivity of a vegetable paste production line
University of Agriculture in Krakow, Faculty of Production and Power Engineering, Balicka 116 B, 30-149 Krakow, Poland .
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The study was carried out on a newly assembled commercial production line producing vegetable pastes. The aim of the study was the to assess the organization of work stations, as well as to identify and measure time losses at selected work stations of the production line, which comprise its basic elements. It was on this basis that the productivity of the tested line was assessed. Moreover, effective use of machinery and equipment was determined, using the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) index, based on the measurements of three areas of production line activity: availability, productivity and quality. The indicators demonstrate the total productivity of machines and devices used in processing in the company in question. The results obtained were at a high level, which allows a conclusion that the improvement of production processes in the company is effective in real-life conditions.
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