Fast Food Industry And A Healthcare Industry

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1 INEN 5354 Lean Manufacturing-Course Project Due Date: August 15, 2015 A Project on A COMPARISON AND CONTRAST OF IMPLEMENTATION OF LEAN MANUFACTURIG IN A FOOD INDUSTRY AND A HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY Submitted by Ranjith Kumar Gandi- L20384478 Krishna Chaintanya Kurra- L20369514 Under the Guidance of Dr. Berna Eren Togkoz 2 :: TABLE OF CONTENTS ::  Introduction...................................................Page no.3  Brief description and Literature explanation of a Food Industry and a HealthCare system.........................................................Page no.4-8  Comparing and contrasting the implementation of Lean Manufacturing in manufacturing and service industries:...................................................Page no.8-9…show more content…
Later on, many service industries have adopted the philosophy of Lean with the aim of improving their quality of service, processes, methods and resulting a better customer satisfaction. The study made revealed that although the Lean Manufacturing was designed and developed for the manufacturing industries initially, it is now proven that even the service industries could implement the Lean principles as well, and increasing the customer satisfaction. In this project, we compare and contrast how lean manufacturing principles and its best practices have been applied in the Food industry (manufacturing industry) and the Health Care and Hospital systems (service industry). 4 Brief description and literature explanation of the Industries selected:  Manufacturing Industry-FOOD INDUSTRY: The food and beverage industries have large batch processes .There is a misperception that Lean Manufacturing do not lead to easy application in these industries. Food industry is composed of various sectors such as meat and fish, vegetables and fruits, dairy and its products, bakery, oils and fats, coffee and cocoa products, sugar and salt, cocoa and its products, canned foods, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc. The food industry represents more than 20% of the total industry. These products are sold to customers not on orders. The food products are manufactured based on a forecast of the market and demand, and this results in large differences between the forecast made and
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