Achieving Lean Changeover: Putting SMED to Work by John R. Henry PDF

By John R. Henry

Defined because the overall strategy of changing a line or strategy from one product to a different, changeover won't in basic terms aid your company enhance caliber and suppleness, however it will shop hundreds of thousands and infrequently even tens of hundreds of thousands of bucks in keeping with hour.

Achieving Lean Changeover: placing SMED to paintings is in regards to the sensible implementation of the one minute trade of die (SMED) philosophy built by means of Shigeo Shingo at Toyota. even though the ebook is especially approximately changeover of producing, packaging, and meeting strategies, the final ideas and examples also are acceptable in lighter industries that require turnover of processes—including airways, hospitals, working rooms, and nutrients service.

Filled with sensible examples, the publication stocks confirmed tools which could assist you convert changeover downtime to effective uptime. It explains why decreasing changeover time is critical financially and offers a based method that will help you establish and enforce development opportunities.

The writer addresses either the equipment matters with changeover/ SMED and the linked operational concerns resembling charges, ready occasions, fabric circulate, documentation, and product/component layout. He additionally devotes a bankruptcy to discussing, intimately, the best way to calculate the price of changeover downtime, a space that is still a secret to many.

Taking a holistic method of changeover, the textual content features a bankruptcy dedicated to organizing changeover advancements, conserving them heading in the right direction, and constructing and enforcing a proper changeover relief application. featuring time-tested equipment and useful examples from quite a few industries, it provides you with the chance to lessen changeover time and value and supply your company with the flexibleness had to larger fulfill your clients in 3 vital dimensions: product style, responsiveness, and price.

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