on Industrial , Systems and Manufacturing Engineering ( ISME ’ 14 )-----------------------------------------------------------------------Performance Improvement Using the Single Minute Exchange of Die ( SMED ) Methodology in an Aluminum Profiles Extrusion Production System

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The current political and economic environment in Palestine forces factories to strive to run on minimum possible cost to be able to survive. In this work we present an application of Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) in a Palestinian Aluminum profile company. The company has an extrusion line that works in batches, and often needs changing of dies. The… (More)

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