The Influence of Line Balance on Efficiency in Garment Production

Silva Spahija – Department of Textile and Fashion, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania

Elmira Dumishllari – Department of Textile and Fashion, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania

Albana Leti – Department of Textile and Fashion, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania

Klodian Dhoska – Department of Production and Management, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania

Abstract: This study is realized with the purpose to analyse the impact of line balancing on the efficiency of the production in garment companies. A line is defined as a group of operators under the control of production supervisors. Balancing of the production line means maintaining the same level of inventory at each and every operation at any point of time to meet the production targets, to produce garments of acceptable quality and to increase the efficiency of the line. The study is realized in a garment company in Tirana, which produces swimwear for an Italian customer. The paper presents the analysis of line balance and its efficiency. In this study it is analyzed the actual layout and line balance plan, and it is compared with the calculated one. Also, there are done time measurements for every work operation to calculate Standard Allocated Minutes and to get better production targets.

Keywords: Line balancing, layout, efficiency, standard allocated minutes

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Publication Date: 12.02.2024

How to Cite: Spahija S., Dumishllari E., Leti A., Dhoska K. The Influence of Line Balance on Efficiency in Garment Production. Journal of Integrated Engineering and Applied Sciences. 2024; 2(1); 40-47.


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