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Use of environmental value stream mapping and environmental loss analysis in lean manufacturing work at Volvo

Kurdve, Martin LU ; Hanarp, Per; Chen, Xiaoxia; Qiu, Xiaojin; Zhang, Yan; Stahre, Johan and Laring, Jonas (2011) Swedish Production Symposium 2011 In Swedish Production Symposium, SPS11
Abstract
Green production systems requires efficient production and low use of resources such as

energy, material etc. To achieve this, there is a need for further development of

continuous improvement tools in the “lean and green” area. This work deals with

environmental value stream mapping (Environmental-VSM), which has been applied in

two case studies at Volvo Penta Vara and Volvo Construction Equipment Braås. In the

performed studies Environmental-VSM, as described by the US-Environmental Protection

Agency, has been extended by the introduction of a loss model to show environmental

losses. The combination of methods provides the user with hands-on tools supporting

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Green production systems requires efficient production and low use of resources such as

energy, material etc. To achieve this, there is a need for further development of

continuous improvement tools in the “lean and green” area. This work deals with

environmental value stream mapping (Environmental-VSM), which has been applied in

two case studies at Volvo Penta Vara and Volvo Construction Equipment Braås. In the

performed studies Environmental-VSM, as described by the US-Environmental Protection

Agency, has been extended by the introduction of a loss model to show environmental

losses. The combination of methods provides the user with hands-on tools supporting

strategic as well as operational management. Examples of practical improvement actions

that were found include reduction of energy use trough minimising idling losses and floor

space as well as reduced waste flow through lowered packaging material usage. (Less)
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  abstract     = {Green production systems requires efficient production and low use of resources such as<br/><br>
energy, material etc. To achieve this, there is a need for further development of<br/><br>
continuous improvement tools in the “lean and green” area. This work deals with<br/><br>
environmental value stream mapping (Environmental-VSM), which has been applied in<br/><br>
two case studies at Volvo Penta Vara and Volvo Construction Equipment Braås. In the<br/><br>
performed studies Environmental-VSM, as described by the US-Environmental Protection<br/><br>
Agency, has been extended by the introduction of a loss model to show environmental<br/><br>
losses. The combination of methods provides the user with hands-on tools supporting<br/><br>
strategic as well as operational management. Examples of practical improvement actions<br/><br>
that were found include reduction of energy use trough minimising idling losses and floor<br/><br>
space as well as reduced waste flow through lowered packaging material usage.},
  author       = {Kurdve, Martin and Hanarp, Per and Chen, Xiaoxia and Qiu, Xiaojin and Zhang, Yan and Stahre, Johan and Laring, Jonas},
  booktitle    = {Swedish Production Symposium, SPS11},
  keyword      = {Production management,Manufacturing industry,Competitiveness,Green production systems,Green Lean},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Swedish Production Symposium},
  title        = {Use of environmental value stream mapping and environmental loss analysis in lean manufacturing work at Volvo},
  year         = {2011},
}