Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal (Print ISSN: 1087-9595; Online ISSN: 1528-2686)


Reducing Quality Costs Using Error Prevention and Visual Control tool an Applied Study at the General Company for Rubber Industries/Al-Diwaniyah Tires Factory

Author(s): Imad A.S. ALmashkor, Ali Abbas Kareem AL-Khafaji and Sajjad Amer

Because of the developments in the modern business environment, and the different needs of customers, which required the use of modern technologies that reduce production costs while maintaining the quality required by the customer. Through the use of error prevention and visual control tool. This is to reduce quality costs by using modern technology, as quality costs represent an essential proportion of production costs, which works to reduce waste and waste of resources for the purpose of achieving the largest possible profitability. The research data was collected from the General Company for Rubber Industries / Al-Diwaniyah Tires Factory, for the producers (1200-20) and (1200-24) for the year 2016. The research found that the use of traditional systems, large employee salaries, high costs of damage and the inability to compete with the product all this led to a rise in production costs. The research recommended the great importance of quality and opening records concerned with classifying quality costs into their types and analyzing them, as well as applying the error prevention and visual control tool to reduce production costs.

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