Graduate Research Papers

An Investigation Into Reduction of Subassembly Errors at John Deere Waterloo Works


Graduate Research Paper (Electronic Copy Not Available)


The purpose of this study was to improve the quality of John Deere products by identifying the human assembly errors within a disconnected repetitive assembly process and providing a viable solution proposal.

Deere and Company is a major competitor in the international agricultural marketplace. Quality has become a company's lifeblood (Galsworth, 1990). The results of this study have provided an alternative strategy into reducing these types of errors. This is another step to further improve product quality and reliability. This study's results were to have been evaluated and investigated for adaptability into different product assemblies, processes and procedures.

Year of Submission


Degree Name

Master of Arts


Department of Industrial Technology

First Advisor

John T. Fecik

Date Original

Fall 1991

Object Description

1 PDF file (29 pages)

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