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5 pitfalls to avoid when implementing SMED - TheFabricator.com

5 pitfalls to avoid when implementing SMED

July 5, 2011

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Single-minute exchange of dies is a lean manufacturing concept that has grown beyond the world of metal forming. It now stands for any lean exercise that attempts to reduce changeover time to single-digit minutes. In implementing such a program, manufacturing managers need to understand the common pitfalls that plague these efforts.

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