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Setup Reduction & Quick Changeover

Using the Single Minute Exchange of Die process (SMED)

 

In today’s economy, time is money. The amount of time spent changing over a machine can be costly. That’s why a growing number of manufacturers are adopting setup reduction and quick changeover techniques. The money-saving techniques are a tool of lean manufacturing, which focuses on eliminating waste in manufacturing operations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Thoroughly understand the basics of Setup Reduction & Quick Changeover
  • Learn how Setup reduction & Quick Changeover is implemented in a production environment
  • Learn how to Sustain a Setup Reduction & Quick Changeover process

Results of Implementing Setup Reduction & Quick Changeover:

  • Lower manufacturing cost (less equipment downtime)
  • Smaller lot sizes
  • Lower inventory levels
  • Smoother startups
  • Improved responsiveness to customer demand
  • Standardization

Who Should Attend:

  • Business and manufacturing leaders
  • Companies that are interested in reducing their inventory, lowering their manufacturing costs and improving their quality, on-time delivery performance and productivity
  • Small and medium sized manufacturers

For more information, call (603) 226-3200 or email Jill Duddy at jilliand@nhmep.org.

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Concord, NH  03301

Phone: 603-226-3200

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