One-dimensional multi-period cutting stock problems in the concrete industry

This research looks at the production planning of hollow-core slabs integrated to the optimization problem of the use of molds. Considering the production process of these structures, two mathematical models are proposed for the arising problem, which consists of a one-dimensional multi-period cutting stock problem with innovative aspects regarding the multiple manufacturing modes that can … Read more

Integrated lot-sizing and one-dimensional cutting stock problem with usable leftovers

This paper addresses the integration of the lot-sizing problem and the one-dimensional cutting stock problem with usable leftovers (LSP-CSPUL). This integration aims to minimize the cost of cutting items from objects available in stock, allowing the bringing forward production of items that have known demands in a future planning horizon. The generation of leftovers, that … Read more

Mathematical model and solution approaches for integrated lot-sizing, scheduling and cutting stock problems

In this paper, we address a two-stage integrated lot-sizing, scheduling and cutting stock problem with sequence-dependent setup times and setup costs. In production stage one, a cutting machine is used to cut large objects into smaller pieces, in which cutting patterns are generated and used to cut the pieces, and should be sequenced in order … Read more

The Integrated Lot Sizing and Cutting Stock Problem in an Automotive Spring Factory

In this paper, a manufacturer of automotive springs is studied in order to reduce inventory costs and losses in the steel bar cutting process. For that, a mathematical model is proposed, focused on the short term decisions of the company, and considering parallel machines and operational constraints, besides the demand, inventory costs and limits for … Read more