Modeling and simulation of the furniture manufacturing and assembly process in the arena simulation software


manufacturing system, modeling, simulation, production, assembly, process improvement

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Kolny, D., Kaczmar-Kolny, E., & Dulina, Ľuboslav. (2023). Modeling and simulation of the furniture manufacturing and assembly process in the arena simulation software . Technologia I Automatyzacja Montażu (Assembly Techniques and Technologies), 119(1), 13-22.


The article describes issues related to creating discrete simulation models for the implementation of the furniture manufacturing and assembly process in a furniture company. The methodology of the manufacturing system analysis was presented, which is aimed to support the appropriate approach to the construction of simulation models. The scope of the work includes the technological identification of the furniture manufacturing and assembly process in real production conditions, on the basis of which the appropriate simulation model was built. The course of the process was analyzed in the Arena software on the basis of a computer simulation based on reports. As a result of the simulation of the manufacturing process with the use of information from report of usage, an area for improvement was located. The re-analysis of the material flow made it possible to propose a change in the input parameters for the simulation model in the indicated area. The results of the second simulation show significant changes in the effective use of workstations and increase in the efficiency of the production line. In practice, it can be the basis for introducing simulated changes in the production system.

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