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Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of a Poly-Bag Manufacturing System

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The cost of raw material of poly-bags increases and fluctuates with an unpredictable trend. Further, legal restrictions imposed on some types of polythene products adversely affects for the demand. In this context, entrepreneurs engaging in poly-bag manufacturing face major challenges. With the purview of optimizing the poly-bag manufacturing process, authors attempted to analyze, model and simulate the poly-bag manufacturing process in the light of posed challenges. This paper presents preliminary analysis, modeling and simulation strategies of a poly-bag manufacturing system. In addition, a risk prioritization method is proposed in the preliminary analysis and also a simulation tool is developed.

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R. Gopura and T. Jayawardane, "Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of a Poly-Bag Manufacturing System," Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 5, 2012, pp. 256-265. doi: 10.4236/eng.2012.45034.

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