What is SMED?

SMED means single minute exchange of dies and 'single minute' means less than 10 minutes.
Whatever your set-up time you should target a 50% reduction every time you improve it. Nothing less is acceptable.
The discipline is embodied in Shigeo Shingo's book SMED



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