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Erik Gran

Research Scientist

Erik Gran

Research Scientist

Erik Gran
Phone: 930 58 772
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Department: Technology Management
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=1374918

This paper presents the results of an exploratory study of the application of takt-time control in a make-to-order (MTO) job shop producing high-variety/low-volume (HVLV) products. From lean production theory, we established necessary conditions for the applicability of takt-time control in MTO prod...

Authors Olumide Emmanuel Oluyisola Erlend Alfnes Erik Gran Maria Kristina Kollberg Thomassen Quan Yu
Year 2016
Type Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=1460128

Value stream mapping (VSM) is a widely applied method for manufacturing systems design in repetitive and stable industries. A literature review of challenges and modified solutions for lean flow in high-variety low-volume (HV/LV) value streams is carried out. The solutions are categorized according ...

Year 2016
Type Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=1285930

Companies seeking to implement lean practices in engineer-to-order environments experience major difficulties due to a high degree of non-standard products and non-repetitive processes. Current lean methods need to be further developed to be more efficiently applied in manufacturing environments wit...

Year 2015
Type Academic chapter/article/Conference paper