LINE BALANCING OF SINGLE MODEL ASSEMBLY LINE
Line balancing is an effective tool to improve the throughput of assembly line while reducing nonvalue- added activities, cycle time. LB is the problem of assigning operation to workstation along an assembly line, in such a way that assignment is optimal in some sense. This paper mainly focuses on improving overall efficiency of single model assembly line by reducing the non value added activities, cycle time and distribution of work load at each work station by line balancing. The methodology adopted includes calculation of cycle time of process, identifying the non –value-added activities, calculating total work load on station and distribution of work load on each workstation by line balancing, in order to improve the efficiency of line.