Quick Changeover for Operators

Quick Changeover for Operators

Author: Productivity Press


ISBN: 1563271265

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 85

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SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die) or quick changeover technique is the single most powerful tool for JIT production. Changeover is the process of setting up a production line for a different process or product. Many plants take hours or even days to do a changeover-a major barrier to manufacturing flexibility. This learning package, based on Shigeo Shingo's SMED System, begins the education process of teaching frontline employees the techniques and approaches that turn hours of changeover time into minutes, even seconds!