A QUALITY ANALYSIS OF THE THICKNESS OF PART AND CORRUGATED ASBETES ROOFING SHEETS OF EMENITE LIMITED ENUGU
This project work is designed to give an insight into the application of statistical quality control in the building products industries in order to help manufacturers understand the importance of applying statistical techniques in controlling quality products. In addition to make consumers have faith in standard quality of products they buy.It must also be remembered that goods are competitive, for producers to excel in the competitive market; their products must match in quality with those of their counterparts.This project work has seemingly and exhaustively x-rays the quality of Emenite roofing products in order to check why products are not meeting customers expectations. From the analysis using statistical quality control procedures that discovered that corrugated sheets staged from their means which consequently resulted from the process average being out of control.
Generally, this research work is a bird eye new of what quality control techniques can do for checking, monitoring and enhancing products quality.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Emenite Limited Enugu a member of the Beligian Etex Group started operation in 1963 under the name “Turners Asbestos Cement Company Nigeria Limited: The company was incorporated in 1961 with registration number RC 2712. The group came to Nigeria with the establishment of her first of four companies in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria Limited. The other three are Eternite Limited, Sapele, Giwarite Limited, Kano and Emenite Limited, Enugu. Emenite Limited are being established have to following as shareholders.
Turners & Newall Ltd – 80% Government of Eastern Nigeria – 20% As a result of the indigenization decree of 1973, the shareholders of the company changed as follows Turners & Newall Ltd – 60% Government of Eastern Nigeria – 40% With the name of the company changing to Turners Building Product (Emene) Limited.
Due to dwindling fortunes of the company, in March 24, 1988 Turners and Newall Ltd divested its interest in the company and transferred 51% of its shareholding to Eteroutremer Societe Anonyme of Belgium (now Etex Group S.A) and the balance of 49% went to the then Anambra and Imo State; now Anambra, Enugu, Imo, Abia and Ebonyi States. As a result of the new shareholding arrangement, the company changed its name to Emenite Limited as its presently known.