Quick Changeover Simplified: The Manager's Guide to Improving Profits with SMED

1st Edition

Fletcher Birmingham, James Jelinek

Productivity Press
Published February 3, 2007
Reference - 128 Pages
ISBN 9781563273490 - CAT# PP7349

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A Quick Start Guide for Setup and Changeover Reduction for Managers

Quick Changeover Simplified: The Manager's Guide to Improving Profits with SMED, by Fletcher Birmingham and Jim Jelinek, is for companies that must implement a quick setup and changeover program, but aren't sure how to start.

The authors walk you through the process of implementing a mini setup reduction program with some quick changeover tools and concepts that won't overwhelm you. When you start seeing the results and you're ready to implement a full-scale program, they'll take you through an eight-step process that's easy to understand.

This compelling book is:

  • A quick start guide that is concise and easy read.
  • Written for those who understand the benefits of SMED but don't know how to start.
  • Designed so that you can read it when you have only a few minutes to spare.
  • Distinctive in that all the examples, including the ROI statistics, are real --companies have successfully used all the strategies and tools discussed.
  • After you've read this book, learned the basics, and have successfully implemented a quick setup and changeover program, you'll see the results in shorter downtime and increased profits for your organization.


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