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Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.4, No. 11)

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Page : 221-230

Keywords : KEYWORDS: Consequences and manufacturing industry; Production interruption and root causes.;

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To cope up with the dynamic environment of free market economy Bangladesh needs to have industries with smooth running of the production system. Not only RMG sector but also other sectors such as; Steel Re-rolling Mill, Pharmaceuticals and Cement sector are stepping forward in free market. In this connection, it is essential for them to have smooth running of the production system. But this characteristic is greatly hampered by Production Interruption. This research has been conducted with the aim of finding a scenario of Production Interruption in these sectors, the root cause of the interruptions and also the consequences of Production Interruptions. For this purpose an exploratory study involving 35 manufacturing industry of four different industrial sectors has conducted. From the study five significant production interruption are identified along with nine root causes and five consequences. Some causes are more significant they are; power interruption, malfunctioning of machine, interrupted production by operator, defective product and schedu ling problem. After the analysis nine significant root causes were identified. Among the 10 consequences, found from structured questionnaire based survey, some are more significant, such as; increased production, rework etc. The analysis is performed with the help of SPSS and other statistical techniques.

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