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How SMED Can Improve Setup Times

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About This Podcast Episode

Are you in engineering or manufacturing? Do you want to minimise downtime between changeovers? Then this Lean tool is for you!

In this episode, Director Consultant Barry Byrne draws on his practical experience to discuss the SMED strategy for reducing changeover delays. He talks about gathering operator feedback, channelling it to create innovative solutions, opening the door to increased production opportunities and empowering operators.

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Join Barry and Susannah in the studio as they discuss How SMED Can Improve Setup Times. You’ll hear about:

  • An introduction to SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies)
  • Examples of complex changeovers and their impact on business
  • Operators’ role in understanding and maintaining the production system
  • Benefits of autonomy and efficiency in production runs


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