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Setup Time Reduction

Production equipment is a crucial component of manufacturing activities, but extensive setup times can be a significant detriment to productivity and efficiency. In this session, participants will learn about the most effective ways to deploy various forms of manufacturing equipment, and analyze the dangers of superfluous preparation.

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Course Summary:

Production equipment is a crucial component of manufacturing activities, but extensive set-up times can be a significant detriment to productivity and efficiency. In this session, participants will learn about the most effective ways to deploy various forms of manufacturing equipment, and analyze the dangers of superfluous preparation.

Course facilitators will introduce participants to the principles of Setup Time Reduction, discussing the benefits of expedient equipment implementation, and analyze how machines, tools, and resources of every type can be installed quickly, safely, and properly. This course is ideal for manufacturing employees, leaders, or executives eager to reduce or eliminate redundant aspects of their production efforts.

Discussed Topics:

  • The importance of expedience in equipment implementation.
  • The impact of extensive setup times on an organization’s productivity.
  • Understanding each phase of the Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) productivity methodology.
  • Balancing an organization’s expensive equipment with inexpensive worker creativity.
  • An introduction to the principles of Setup Time Reduction and their integration with SMED processes.
  • Applying setup productivity methods in one’s own workplace.
  • Utilizing setup efficiency to increase production capacity.

DURATION: Half-Day Session + Optional Activity

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: In-Person Classroom

SCHEDULE: Please contact Amy Edwards, EMC's Training Manager, at 1-866-323-4362 for upcoming course dates and times.

Training is available in English.

Contact Information

Amy Edwards
Training Manager
1-866-323-4362aedwards@emccanada.org
EMC
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