Yıl 2019, Cilt 31 , Sayı 4, Sayfalar 305 - 315 2019-11-01

Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing
Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing

Ahmet Talat İNAN [1] , Mehmet Akif KARTAL [2]


There may be more than one element affecting quality and efficiency in the manufacturing organizations. As a result of multiple elements occurring at the same time, permanent losses occur in final production and quality. Both the customer sense of trust and their satisfaction are negatively affected because of those problems.

Failure to achieve targeted levels of quality and productivity in the organization reduces customer satisfaction. Quality and productivity in the organization are affected by inefficiency in resource utilization, bottlenecks in the production and inefficient workflow design within the organization.

This study aims to improve production process in a manufacturer of air operated diaphragm pumps by simulation analysis. Most efficient way of utilizing raw materials, manpower, vehicles and equipment is sought by simulation based process improvement. Discrete-event simulation software (Arena) is used to detect problems in the production process such as: transportation, blockage and/or layout. Simulation is used to experiment with process improvement approaches without making changes in the real-world production system.

Simulation models of the current state and the proposed future state with improvements to the layout of the production system are created. The results from the models were compared with each other and evaluations were made. The future state simulation model utilizes existing resources for process improvement, without the requirement for additional resource acquisition. Comparison of current state model and future state model simulation output data, suggests a 67% increase in the number of products produced per month. It is foreseen that this increase can greatly affect the operational efficiency and future managerial decisions, and suggestions are made for future works.


There may be more than one element affecting quality and efficiency in the manufacturing organizations. As a result of multiple elements occurring at the same time, permanent losses occur in final production and quality. Both the customer sense of trust and their satisfaction are negatively affected because of those problems.

Failure to achieve targeted levels of quality and productivity in the organization reduces customer satisfaction. Quality and productivity in the organization are affected by inefficiency in resource utilization, bottlenecks in the production and inefficient workflow design within the organization.

This study aims to improve production process in a manufacturer of air operated diaphragm pumps by simulation analysis. Most efficient way of utilizing raw materials, manpower, vehicles and equipment is sought by simulation based process improvement. Discrete-event simulation software (Arena) is used to detect problems in the production process such as: transportation, blockage and/or layout. Simulation is used to experiment with process improvement approaches without making changes in the real-world production system.

Simulation models of the current state and the proposed future state with improvements to the layout of the production system are created. The results from the models were compared with each other and evaluations were made. The future state simulation model utilizes existing resources for process improvement, without the requirement for additional resource acquisition. Comparison of current state model and future state model simulation output data, suggests a 67% increase in the number of products produced per month. It is foreseen that this increase can greatly affect the operational efficiency and future managerial decisions, and suggestions are made for future works.


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Orcid: 0000-0003-2720-5711
Yazar: Ahmet Talat İNAN (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: MARMARA ÜNİVERSİTESİ, TEKNOLOJİ FAKÜLTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-9156-8907
Yazar: Mehmet Akif KARTAL
Kurum: İSTANBUL AYDIN ÜNİVERSİTESİ, ANADOLU BİL MESLEK YÜKSEKOKULU
Ülke: Turkey


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Kasım 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { jeps554409, journal = {International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Pure Sciences}, issn = {}, eissn = {2636-8277}, address = {fbedergi@marmara.edu.tr}, publisher = {Marmara Üniversitesi}, year = {2019}, pages = {305 - 315}, doi = {10.7240/jeps.554409}, title = {Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing}, key = {cite}, author = {İNAN, Ahmet Talat and KARTAL, Mehmet Akif} }
APA İNAN, A , KARTAL, M . (2019). Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing. International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Pure Sciences , 31 (4) , 305-315 . DOI: 10.7240/jeps.554409
MLA İNAN, A , KARTAL, M . "Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing". International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Pure Sciences 31 (2019 ): 305-315 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jeps/article/554409>
Chicago İNAN, A , KARTAL, M . "Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing". International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Pure Sciences 31 (2019 ): 305-315
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ISNAD İNAN, Ahmet Talat , KARTAL, Mehmet Akif . "Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing". International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Pure Sciences 31 / 4 (Kasım 2019): 305-315 . https://doi.org/10.7240/jeps.554409
AMA İNAN A , KARTAL M . Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing. JEPS. 2019; 31(4): 305-315.
Vancouver İNAN A , KARTAL M . Evaluation of Performance by Operating Process Improvement Modeling On A Company With Pump Manufacturing. International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Pure Sciences. 2019; 31(4): 315-305.