Setup Reduction & Quick Changeover

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Setup Reduction & Quick Changeover

Using the Single Minute Exchange of Die process (SMED)

 

Upcoming Workshops: 

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 Jill Duddy at (603) 226-3200 or jilliand@nhmep.org.

15 June
Tuesday

Machine Tool Probing for Industry 4.0 – What is it and how does it help your manufacturing process?

Webinar

Probing is an established best practice for maximizing the efficiency, quality, capability, and accuracy of machine tools. Standard routines built into modern CNC controls simplify the integration of probing cycles into machining operations and offline tools. These routines, combined with a CAD interface, make the simulation of measurement functions easy.
16 June
Wednesday

Value Stream Mapping – Info Session

Webinar

This webinar provides an introduction to Value Stream Mapping (VSM). A VSM provides a way to visually see the entire enterprise in order to quickly identify wastes and performance bottlenecks. The methodology systematically takes your company from its current state of operations to a dramatically improved future state.
23 June
Wednesday

Setup Reduction & Quick Changeover Informational Training Session

Webinar

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.

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