Simulation Modelling for Lean Production: Case Study

  • W.H. Wan Mahmood
  • M.Z. Yusup
  • M.R. Salleh
  • M.R. Muhamad
  • M.N. Ab Rahman


This article presents the simulation results of using Arena software in investigating the influence of lean production that depend on sequencing techniques in a manufacturing firm which operates based on engineer-to-order. By using the actual data collected from a case study, two sequencing techniques, Johnson Rule’s and Critical Ratio were applied. The result showed that the use of sequencing techniques in an engineer-to-order operation was beneficial in optimising the operating time, and increasing output number. The finding will benefit manufacturing firms in making strategic decision to implement lean production in engineer-to-order operations.


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Wan Mahmood, W., Yusup, M., Salleh, M., Muhamad, M., & Ab Rahman, M. (1). Simulation Modelling for Lean Production: Case Study. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (JAMT), 12(1(2), 223-232. Retrieved from

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