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SMED implementation in Piston manufacturing Industry
Dapinder Singh, Upender Dhull, Rohit Latawa
December, 2003 -
We have been tasked to reduce lead time and reduce changeover times between two different design piston in Goetze India Plant at Patiala in India. For this we have adopted the philosophy of SMED for Production process re-engineering . Also Flexible toolings have been designed for several machines and CNC machines programs have been revised to remove redundant. Ultimately we were able to reduce Lead time ranging from 30 percent reduction to 70 percent resulting in an annual saving of Rs. 30 lakh per annum in the plant.