Improving setup time in a Press Line – Application of the SMED methodology

@inproceedings{Simes2010ImprovingST,
  title={Improving setup time in a Press Line – Application of the SMED methodology},
  author={Andreia Filipa D{\^a}maso Sim{\~o}es and Alexandra Tenera},
  year={2010}
}
Abstract The market environment in which companies are included nowadays has dramatically changed with the reduction of tax barriers, which consequently increased the competitiveness. Competing in an international market is now a reality for all enterprises and in consequent, the effect of globalization is even more felt. Therefore, companies have once again to gather efforts and reduce their production costs through waste elimination and productivity increase. SMED (Single Minute Exchange of… CONTINUE READING