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Every company is feeling the pressure to be more responsive to the needs of their customers, to repsond to the increased competition in the global marketplace, and to adjust to ever-shortening product life cycles. Today, the most agile manufacturing organizations are using a reductiion in their set-up times to capture the competitive advantage that increased agility offers. Although many companies have made impressive strides axross the board by implementing a Just-In-Time philosophy and by cutting down their response times, the positive effect reducing set-up time has on every subsequent operation is remarkable. Set-Up Time Reduction is a timely, authoritative, and practical book on how to make the initial steps of the manufacturing process faster, more efficient, and easier on the bottom line. Set-up time reduction program managers and individual team members will find ideas for: Adopting a team approach to reduce set-up times--including concepts for brainstorming solutions. Monitoring safety during implementation. Avoiding the pitfalls of a set-up time reduction program.

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Manufacturing companies today are feeling intense pressure to increase their productivity and until now, had a proven guide to point them in the right direction. Set-Up Time Reduction lays out a simple method for increasing actual manufacturing time and bottom-line profits by reducing production set-up times by as much as 30 percent. Set-Up Time Reduction is an easy-to-read handbook for everyone involved in the manufacturing process from supervisors to frontline workers. It combines actual work experiences and applicable systems that are designed to help you initiate your effort by defining a vision, tapping the resources within by working in teams, supporting your employees through empowerment, and implementing problem-solving methods; calculate your return-on-investment benefits as a result of set-up time savings that can reach up to 90 percent; organize and store your set-up materials in the most efficient manner according to your company's specific needs; adopt a quality focus that results in complete customer satisfaction; a low cost product with correct counts and no defects, delivered on time; and reduce cycle time now and for years to come.

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