Ref: CFS 1471
Information Requested: An ICBE member company is seeking information on how other member companies approach line changeovers on their packaging lines. The member company is experiencing a significant increase in the number of line changeovers on their packaging lines and would like to review the approach to changeovers in this area.
They are specifically interested in talking to companies that have completed:
- Improvement projects which have yielded significant changeover reductions that have been implemented and sustained
- Improvement projects which have utilized SMED, time and motion studies, standardization or any other lean tools to significantly reduce changeover time on their packaging lines
The company is interesting in sharing information and ideas about changeover reduction projects for packaging lines and the approaches used to yield the improvements mentioned above. They would appreciate the opportunity to discuss these projects with other member companies.
Objective: To share knowledge and to learn different approaches to changeover reduction from other member companies.
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