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The impact of technology changes on productivity in pulp and paper industry

Muhamad Jasmin, Muhamad Hashimi (2014) The impact of technology changes on productivity in pulp and paper industry. Faculty of Industrial Management, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

In pulp and paper industry, technological changes are critical factors to improve productivity and increase production capacity. The aim for this study is to identify the impacts of technology changes on productivity in pulp and paper industry. Pascorp Paper Industry Sdn Bhd which is the field of study for this research has gone through several technology changes and improvement in their company. New paper machine (PM3) was installed in 2011 to increase production capacity and expand market. The impact and factors of technology changes can be identified through the data obtained from the interview at the company. Results from the interview shows that new technology or technology upgrades do increase Pascorp Paper's productivity in term of production and production capacity. Factors affecting decision to add new technology or to upgrades existing technology such as increasing demands are discussed in this study

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Faculty of Industrial Management Project paper (Bachelor of Project Management with Honours) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang - 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wood-pulp
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Mohd Faiz Syed Abdul Aziz
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2015 01:29
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2015 01:29
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/10724
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