Fit manufacturing; integrated model of manufacturing strategies

Esmaeel, RI; Zakuan, N; Jamal, NM; Taherdoost, H

Esmaeel, RI (reprint author), Univ Mosul, Fac Adm & Econ, Dept Ind Management, Mosul, Iraq.; Esmaeel, RI (reprint author), Univ Teknol Malaysia, Dept Business Adm, Fac Management, Skudai 81300, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INTERDISCIPLINARITY IN ENGINEERING, INTER-ENG 2017, 2018; 22 (): 975

Abstract

Manufacturing sector is an essential ingredient to accelerate economic growth of the country. Recent advancements in globalization and technology affect manufacturing systems. By applying manufacturing strategies, manufacturing sector is strategizing to enhance their business performance. Thus the integration of manufacturing strategies is vital to survive in current market competitive environment. In order to gain excellence in manufacturing activities, it is necessary for firms to implement Fit Manufacturing with Lean and Agile systems tend to achieve sustainable benefits. The goal of this paper is to present the main manufacturing strategies and then the Fit Manufacturing as an integration manufacturing strategy consisting Agile Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing and Sustainability. (C) 2018 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V.

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