Quick Changeover - The SMED System
Learn how to radically reduce machine changeovers using the SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies) system while watching Ram Technologies work through an actual SMED kaizen event that results in a 66% reduction in changeover time! Please plan approximately 30 minutes of learning time for each module, including watching the video, taking the quiz, and reviewing supporting documents.
Mike Wroblewski Interview
In this supplemental module you'll hear from Mike Wroblewski. Mike learned the SMED System from Shigeo Shingo, the man responsible for developing the SMED approach. During this interview Mike explains how Mr. Shingo went about teaching his students the SMED System, including how he used to explain how buying bananas is an excellent example of lean thinking. How can this be? Mike tells all in this module.