“Introduction and application of lean six sigma in textile industries”, the seminar was organized by The Department of Textile Engineering, University of South Asia on 18th March 2017, at university auditorium in Dhaka. Teachers and students of textile Engineering department of the university and invited guests were the present at the seminar.
Professor Dr. M A Wadud Mondal, Vice-Chancellor, University of South Asia was the chief guest at the seminar. Abul Kalam Azad, Textile Product Finishing Manager of Coats Bangladesh Ltd was the keynote speaker at the seminar. He presented the topic of lean six sigma in Textile Industries.
He said lean six sigma is a Japanese method for ensuring efficiency and quality in manufacturing industry. Textile industry being a field dealing with a lot of variations and defects possibilities in each process is the ideal place for six sigma application. Speedy and effective implementation of Lean and Six Sigma at right method will make a significant and successful difference in many of the companies.
He suggested garment manufacturers to introduce lean manufacturing system to their factories to reduce waste in production cycles, which will eventually cut the cost of doing business. He added that the lean system will help minimize unpredictable business practices, inconsistent standards and systems, unwanted labour turnover, absenteeism and fluctuations in quality.
The seminar turned out to be very interactive while number of participants came up with interesting questions. The vice-chancellor of University of South Asia Professor Dr. M A Wadud Mondal thanked to all students, teachers, and guests for active participation in the seminar.
Textile department Co-coordinator Mr. H.M Nafis Jahid and Lecturer Mahbub Uz Zaman were the anchor at the Seminar program.
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