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A revolution in manufacturing : the SMED system

Author: Shigeo Shingō
Publisher: Stamford, Conn. : Productivity Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book gives the American manager a quick lesson on how to catch up with the Japanese in quality.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shigeo Shingō
ISBN: 0915299038 9780915299034
OCLC Number: 12255263
Notes: Translation of: Shinguru dandori e no gententeki shikō.
Includes index.
Description: xxii, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Theory and practice of the SMED system --
The structure of production --
Setup operations in the past --
Fundamentals of SMED --
Techniques for applying SMED --
Applying SMED to internal operations --
Basic examples of SMED --
Effects of SMED --
The SMED system --
case studies --
Implementing SMED : Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., Washing machine division (Mikuni plant) --
Setup improvements based on the Toyota production system --
A quick-setting ("Q-S") campaign : Nippon Kogaku K.K. (Oi plant) --
Using SMED on a farm machinery processing line : Kubota, Ltd. (Sakai plant) --
Setup improvements based on shop circle activities : Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd. --
Comprehensive development of the SMED concept to include affiliated plants : Arakawa Auto Body Industries K.K. --
SMED developments in producing slide bearings : T.H. Kogyo K.K. --
Examples and effects of the SMED system : Glory Industries K.K. --
Achievement of SMED through company-wide activities --
SMED in tire manufacturing processes : Bridgestone Tire Co., Ltd. --
Using SMED for aluminum die-casting dies : Tsuta Machine and Metals Co., Ltd. --
The Shingo one-touch die exchange system : the boltless method.
Other Titles: Shinguru dandori e no gententeki shikō.
Responsibility: Shigeo Shingo.
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Written by the industrial engineer who developed SMED (single-minute exchange of die) for Toyota, this title presents an overview of this powerful just in time production tool. It offers the  Read more...

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