Business & Management

Quick Changeover - SMED

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The Quick Changeover Playbook: A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner

1st Edition

Chris A. Ortiz
March 02, 2016

This book covers the basics of setup reduction and quick changeover and data collection. It outlines the first pass of waste reduction through the implementation of the visual workplace and layout improvements. The book covers two quick changeover concepts: intermediate tooling and one-turn methods....

Quick Changeover Concepts Applied: Dramatically Reduce Set-Up Time and Increase Production Flexibility with SMED

1st Edition

Karsten Herr
December 10, 2013

Shifting from external to internal set-up steps and optimizing your set-up procedure is only the first step in achieving world-class performance. What’s most important is what comes next, cutting down internal set-up times and achieving changeovers that last only a few minutes.Quick Changeover...

The Product Wheel Handbook: Creating Balanced Flow in High-Mix Process Operations

1st Edition

Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King
April 26, 2013

The Product Wheel (PW) design process has practical methods for finding the optimum sequence, minimizing changeover costs, and freeing up useful capacity. So much so, that the DuPont™ Company and Exxon Mobil are just a few companies that have used the product wheel concept to achieve and sustain a...

Achieving Lean Changeover: Putting SMED to Work

1st Edition

John R. Henry
December 08, 2012

Defined as the total process of converting a line or process from one product to another, changeover will not only help your organization improve quality and flexibility, but it will save thousands and sometimes even tens of thousands of dollars per hour.Achieving Lean Changeover: Putting SMED to...

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

1st Edition

Fletcher Birmingham, James Jelinek
February 03, 2007

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....

Kaizen for Quick Changeover: Going Beyond SMED

1st Edition

Keisuke Arai, Kenichi Sekine
February 28, 2006

Changeovers in 3 minutes or less! Picking up where Dr. Shingo's Single Minute Exchange of Die left off, this book streamlines the process even further to reduce changeover time, while simultaneously cutting staffing requirements in half. To instruct on how to achieve quick changeover in virtually...

Quick Changeover for Operators: The SMED System

1st Edition

Shigeo Shingo
June 01, 1996

The powerful knowledge contained in this book can make your workplace more productive, your job simpler, and everything more satisfying. It's about how to do equipment or product changeovers in record time--often in less than 10 minutes. The method you'll learn here is called SMED, short for "...

Quick Changeover for Operators Learning Package

1st Edition

Press Productivity
June 01, 1996

Each Quick Changeover for Operators Learning Package includes the following components:A Leader's Guide5 copies of Quick Changeover for Operators:The SMED SystemA CD filled with additional presentation materialsA copy of A Revolution in Manufacturing: The SMED System, by Shigeo ShingoThe Quick...

Quick Changeover Leaders Guide

1st Edition

Productivity Press Development Team
January 06, 1996


Una revolucion en la produccion: el sistema SMED, 3a Edicion

3rd Edition

Shigeo Shingo
January 01, 1990

Los Japoneses consideran a Shigeo Shingo el decano de los consultores de productividad y calidad. Ha comunicado su enfoque hacia la mejora fundamental a millaresde trabajadores, directores, y altos ejecutivos en cientos de companias tales como Toyota, Honda y Matsuchita. En eltranscurso de su...

A Revolution in Manufacturing: The SMED System

1st Edition

Andrew P. Dillon, Shigeo Shingo
April 01, 1985

Written by the industrial engineer who developed SMED (single-minute exchange of die) for Toyota, A Revolution in Manufacturing provides a full overview of this powerful just in time production tool. It offers the most complete and detailed instructions available anywhere for transforming a...