A simulation based research of alternative organizational structures in sewing unit of a textile factory

Koruca H., Koyuncuoglu C., Silahsor G., ÖZDEMİR G.

6th IFIP International Conference on Information Technology for Balanced Automation Systems in Manufacturing and Services, Vienna, Austria, 27 - 29 September 2004, vol.159, pp.397-404 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 159
  • City: Vienna
  • Country: Austria
  • Page Numbers: pp.397-404
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


In textile industry, productivity, flexibility, and quality must be improved and maintained to meet the challenges of an increasingly competitive word market. Simulation has been widely used in the investigation and evaluation of organizational structures and alternatives. In textile industry, meeting the demands of customers or market changes, to make cutting right and standard, to have cutting time short and perfect, the use of new technologies and transformation into progressing organizational structures get importance for productivity. The processing time of right cutting directly affects the cycle time of the end product. In this study, the research of current organizational structure and the use of alternative organizational structures on meeting customer demands on cutting unit of a textile company are made by using ARENAS Simulation Software. Selecting the most productive organizational structure by simulation based approach to evaluate parameters is the purpose of this study and the results are evaluated