Appraisal of Production Index of Flourescent Fitting in Nigeria: Case Study

Authors(1) :-Ibeh Matthew Imagwuike

Underutilization of equipment capacity appears as limitation in production process as it contributes to reduce production performance. Therefore, this research aims to estimate capacity utilization of production machinery aimed at evaluating its impact on production efficiency. Nigerian Engineering Works Limited Port Harcourt was used as a case study to analyse the production index of the firm. From the findings, the average value of Capacity Utilization of production line for the manufacture of the 4ft fluorescent fitting components is given as 75% of the overall line capacity. Thus, the study concluded that there was substantial underutilisation of capacity in the manufacturing industry, which have made production output growth low and increase in industrial wastage.

Authors and Affiliations

Ibeh Matthew Imagwuike
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Nigeria

Capacity Utilization, Manufacturing Process, Production Efficiency, Industrial Production Line

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 9 | July-August 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 581-584
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1849137
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Ibeh Matthew Imagwuike, " Appraisal of Production Index of Flourescent Fitting in Nigeria: Case Study, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 9, pp.581-584, July-August-2018.
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