Quick Changeovers

Quick Changeovers

Capacity is at a premium and the pressure to grow to meet demand is front and centre of focus, yet product variations and increasing SKU’s are resulting in equipment operating time being constrained with additional changeovers.

Gemba’s experienced manufacturing team help organisations release productive time with a structured approach to changeovers. Embracing Lean concepts and supported by real-time data software Gemba’s Services team support the stakeholders with their ever-increasing changeover complexities by providing the tools and the visual aids to empower these teams to make decisions and impact work flow.

Essential tools when increasing product complexity and minimising machine off-line time.  Increasing process capacity and releasing the hidden factory.

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Westland Garden Health is the UK’s largest manufacturer of bird food, with a specialist seed blending facility, based in Driffield, East Yorkshire. They have a 75,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility where over 6000 tonnes of Westland Garden Health’s 600-plus products are produced each month over 4 high capacity production lines.