• Muhammad Harith Zainal Abidin Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UPM, 43400, Serdang, Malaysia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3373-0611
  • Zulkiflle Leman Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UPM, 43400, Serdang, Malaysia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3273-6675
  • Zainal Abidin Mohd Yusof Department of Chemical Engineering Technology, Universiti Kuala Lumpur MICET, Lot 1988, Bandar Vendor 70800, Alor Gajah Melaka, Malaysia
  • Amjad Khalili Article history Received 28 December 2021 Received in revised form 18 March 2022 Accepted 18 Mar




Lean manufacturing, value stream mapping, benchmarking, manufacturing productivity


According to a recent study, Lean Manufacturing (LM) adoption in the Malaysian Industrialized Building System (IBS) industry is still low due to a variety of barriers, including misconceptions, the use of modular coordination, a lack of detailed guidelines and the Lean culture is still in its infancy in the field of IBS. This paper examines the impact of Lean Manufacturing approaches towards the manufacturing productivity in Malaysian IBS Manufacturing factory. An integration method of Value Stream Mapping (VSM) and benchmarking for measuring manufacturing plant performance and total productivity is offered. The company was able to improve its performance in each manufacturing department by implementing a lean approach. After improvement, the overall manufacturing plant performance index increased from 0.75 to 0.78, resulting in a 4.00 percent increase in total factor productivity. The proposed improvement features extracted from essential lean methods such as JIT, TPM and CI can be used by practitioners to increase the level of Lean Manufacturing implementation in Malaysian manufacturing firms.

Author Biography

Zulkiflle Leman, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UPM, 43400, Serdang, Malaysia

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UPM, 43400, Serdang, Malaysia Associate Professor 


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How to Cite

Zainal Abidin, M. H. ., Leman, Z., Mohd Yusof, Z. A., & Khalili, A. (2022). LEAN IMPACT ON MANUFACTURING PRODUCTIVITY: A CASE STUDY OF INDUSTRIALIZED BUILDING SYSTEM (IBS) MANUFACTURING FACTORY. Jurnal Teknologi, 84(4), 65-77. https://doi.org/10.11113/jurnalteknologi.v84.18156



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