INTRODUCTION OF RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN A MANUFACTURING SYSTEM - A Discrete Event Simulation Approach

Lobna Haouari, Nabil Absi, Dominique Feillet

Abstract

Radio-Frequency IDentification (RFID) is a set of technologies which allow rapid, effective and nearly errorless identification of products. It is often compared to identification by bar code, and is considered as an evolution of the latter. In this paper, we discuss the introduction of RFID in a real manufacturing entity which produces Configured-To-Order (CTO) printers. A discrete event simulation model of the factory is developed in order to evaluate the impact of the technology on processes and system performance. Results show that processing time savings and resource reallocation triggered by RFID use, have an influence on yield, cycle times and rate of late orders.

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Haouari L., Absi N. and Feillet D. (2011). INTRODUCTION OF RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN A MANUFACTURING SYSTEM - A Discrete Event Simulation Approach . In Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: MSIE, (SIMULTECH 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-78-2, pages 523-529. DOI: 10.5220/0003646805230529


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@conference{msie11,
author={Lobna Haouari and Nabil Absi and Dominique Feillet},
title={INTRODUCTION OF RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN A MANUFACTURING SYSTEM - A Discrete Event Simulation Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: MSIE, (SIMULTECH 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={523-529},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003646805230529},
isbn={978-989-8425-78-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: MSIE, (SIMULTECH 2011)
TI - INTRODUCTION OF RFID TECHNOLOGIES IN A MANUFACTURING SYSTEM - A Discrete Event Simulation Approach
SN - 978-989-8425-78-2
AU - Haouari L.
AU - Absi N.
AU - Feillet D.
PY - 2011
SP - 523
EP - 529
DO - 10.5220/0003646805230529