|Set -up Time Reduction|
Achieve dramatic results of up to 80% to 90% reduction in downtime
INTENT can provide you with a range of best practice tools to ensure changeovers and set-ups are carried out in the shortest and most efficient way. Changeovers are seen as necessary evil that result in production losses. Equipment set-up and changeovers are often lengthy and costly components in the production process. By reducing changeover times and equipment downtime you can have enormous returns in your business.
Set Up Time Reduction (sometimes referred to as SMED or Single Minute Die Change) is purely about reducing the time it takes to change from one product to another. In a Set-Up process there are two types of activities: those that can be performed while the equipment is still operating (external activities) and those that can only be performed once the equipment has stopped (internal activities).
Quick changeovers are important and can have substantial influence on a companies competitiveness:
INTENT deliver theoretical and hands-on workplace training in SMED which will teach the following aspects:
Training in Set Up Time Reduction is specifically aimed at organisations which produce a large number of product/s and where set up time activity is significant. Reducing set up time can enable extra resources to be directed at focused improvement methods.
"The Lean Tools Setup Time Reduction is a very good course, it gave me a greater understanding and more ideas how to reduce time wasting. I also learnt things I didn’t know. This opportunity was much appreciated, thank you." - Criterion Furniture
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