SMED Training / Set-up Reduction Courses & Consulting


SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies) / Set-up Reduction reduces the time it takes to change from one product to another and therefore reduces process downtime.

This programme can be delivered as a public, virtual and in-house SMED training course. We also provide SMED / Set-up Reduction consultancy.

Course Content
  • Benefits of set-up reduction / SMED
  • Forming the set-up reduction / SMED team
  • Filming and observing set-up
  • Documenting and timing set-up steps
  • Converting ‘internal set-up’ to ‘external set-up’
  • Pre-assembly
  • Standard and one touch jigs
  • Adjustment elimination
  • Simplified clamping mechanisms
  • Parallel operations
  • Action planning
  • Set-up procedure documentation and training

Contact us for further information or a no obligations discussion on Set-up Reduction or SMED options