Lean Kitting : A Case Study

  title={Lean Kitting : A Case Study},
  author={Ranko Vujosevic and Jos{\'e} Alberto Ram{\'i}rez and Larry Hausman-Cohen and Srinivasan Venkataraman},
Kitting is the first step in printed circuit board assembly. It is initiated well in advance of the actual production start to be able to prepare and deliver the kit on time. Kitting involves the gathering of all the parts needed for a particular assembly from the stockroom and issuing the kit to the manufacturing line at the right time and in the right quantity. This paper discusses kitting, describes ways to eliminate waste in different phases of kitting, and illustrates lean kitting using a… CONTINUE READING