Value Stream Mapping in Lean Production and an Application in the Textile Sector

Utku İnce, Berk Ayvaz, Fatih Öztürk, Ali Osman Kuşakçı


With the effect of increasing competition due to globalization, in many sectors, global brands have shifted production lines to countries with low labor costs in order to reduce their costs in the last two decades. The way to survive in the market for companies that want to continue production in their own center instead of producing in other countries is by way of reaching competitive production cost levels. Under these circumstances, firms are focusing on the idea of reducing their costs by focusing on their production systems and removing all activities that do not produce value and consume resources. One of the ideas that emerged in recent years and which will help the firm in this matter is the philosophy of Lean Manufacturing.


Value Stream Mapping, Single Minute Exhange of Dies, Yarn Dyeing, Fabric, Lean Manufacturing

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