This book covers the basics of setup reduction and quick changeover and data collection. It outlines the first pass of waste reduction through the implementation of the visual workplace and layout improvements. The book covers two quick changeover concepts: intermediate tooling and one-turn methods.
Table of Contents
Setup and Quick Changeover
Removing and Mounting Components in Machine (Changeover)
Trial Runs and Final Adjustments
Four Setup Steps
External and Internal Setup Steps
5S and Layout Improvements
End-of-Day Cleanup Procedure
5S Audit Form/Criteria
5S Tracking Sheet
Intermediate Tooling and One-Turn Methods
Production Control Boards
Impact on Cycle Time
Low and Infrequent Use
Definition of Terms
Chris Ortiz is the founder of Kaizen Assembly, a Lean manufacturing training and implementation firm in Bellingham, Washington. Chris has been featured on CNN Headline News on Inside Business with Fred Thompson. He is the author of multiple books on Lean manufacturing.
Chris Ortiz is a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at conferences around North America. He has also been interviewed on KGMI radio and the American Innovator and has written numerous articles on Lean manufacturing and business improvement for various regional and national publications.
Kaizen Assembly’s clients include industry leaders in aerospace, composites, processing, automotive, rope-manufacturing, restoration equipment, food-processing, and fish-processing industries.
Chris Ortiz is considered an expert in the field in Lean manufacturing implementation and has over 15 years of experience in his field of expertise.