Knitwear Production Planning & Control
Apparel Production Systems
Apparel Production Systems an integration of materials handling, production processes, personnel, and equipment that directs work flow and generates finished products.Apparel Production Systems an integration of materials handling, production processes, personnel, and equipment that directs work flow and generates finished products.Most of the production systems employed in garment factory are derived from
Manual systemsMaking Through (Manual system)Section or Processes SystemProgressive Bundle System (PBS)Straight-line or Synchro- system
Mechanical systemsSelective Conveyor Belt SystemUnit Production System (UPS)Quick Response Sewing SystemModular Production Systems (MPS) ( Each production system has its own specific operational characteristics )1.
(Making Through)This is essentially traditional method of production – the entire garment is assembled byone operator.This type of system is effective when a very large variety of garment have to be producedin extremely small quantities.Example - sewing room of a boutique.Major features of the system are;Supervision :- The requirement are minimal because the operators deside on their ownworking methods.Labour:- As highly skilled labours are used for the simplest of operations, cost arerelatively high when compared with other systems.Quality:- high quality is required.Sept 2010 Intro to Indian Apparel Sector1