To remain successful in today’s economy, a growing number of manufacturers are employing elements of lean manufacturing, and one of the most powerful lean manufacturing tools available is the SMED event.
SMED stands for Single Minute Exchange of Die. However, Single Minute really refers to “single digit minutes”—or taking less than 10 minutes. The literal idea was to change out a part in under 10 minutes. Today, it means stripping that “exchange”—i.e., changeover time—to the bare minimum.
In this recorded webinar, Amper’s very own Six Sigma Blackbelt, Allison Heil, as she walks you through:
Allison is a Six Sigma Blackbelt with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bradley University. Before joining Amper, she worked as a Manufacturing Engineer at MacLean-Fogg, Hydac and Medline. She now helps lead the Customer Success program at Amper and works directly with manufacturers to better use data and identify continuous improvement projects.