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Bill Artzberger and Ron Holcomb of Lean Learning Center Presenting Lean Tools at FABTECH 2016

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Live Presentation|Tags: , , , |

Learn why TPM principles form the required foundation for a sustainable system and the advantages and challenges of improving your changeover performance. Troy, MI – October 25, 2016 – Bill Artzberger, partner at the Lean Learning Center, with over 25 years of experience in Lean Training, Consulting in Lean Manufacturing, and Kaizen Implementations will be presenting [...]

SMED as a Lean Tool

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Lean Fundamentals, Lean Learning, Lean Lingo|Tags: , , , |

Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) is kind of like 5-Why’s in that each is not as specific as the name implies. The “5” in 5-Why’s is more a guideline than a specification. Likewise “single minute” is a place-holder for the amount of time that approximates the minimum amount of time it should take for a [...]