Better On-Time-Delivery…Using Metrics to Improve the Production Process: Part 1

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Metrics, a measurement methodology, are being used frequently in today’s manufacturing environment as the pathway to best practices and world class manufacturing. The use of information, specifically data collected during [...]

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Better On-Time-Delivery…Using Metrics to Improve the Production Process: Part 2

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As mentioned in Part 1 of this Article, there are a few steps needed in order to successfully use any or all of these reporting (Metrics) tools in a useful [...]

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What You Might be Missing in Your Shop Floor OEE Metrics

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BETTER INFORMATION LEADS TO BETTER SHOP FLOOR CONTROL Knowing the “who, what, why” is more important than just the “where and when” OEE, or Overall Equipment Effectiveness, has become an [...]

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Should you invest in Analytics or Metrics?

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The truth about which technology is best for your company Often in discussions regarding factory performance measurements, regardless of whether the area that is being analyzed is the machines overall [...]

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Comparing your Operating Units using Multi-Plant Metric Analysis

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Obtaining real-time and real-effective OEE measurements (Part 3) This is the third article in a series on OEE measurements. Read the first article here. Read the second article here.  [...]

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Machine integration vs. machine monitoring

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OEE…does it require machine integration, machine monitoring, both or neither? Obtaining real-time and real-effective OEE measurements (Part 2) This is the second article in a series on OEE measurements. Read [...]

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OEE – What does it require?

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Does it require Machine Integration, Machine Monitoring, both or neither? Obtaining real-time and real-effective OEE measurements This is the first article in a series on OEE measurements Overall Equipment [...]

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Data collection and production planning

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Data Collection: Can it really affect your production planning? Homework Beyond gathering accounting information, there is the real need to understand where to find the areas of [...]

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GANTT Chart Viewing Now Available in Factivity Software

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Cleveland, OH (February 5, 2014) — FACTIVITY announces the addition of Gantt chart viewing to the capabilities of its factory floor software. This will enhance production planning for manufacturers as [...]

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MES Pioneer FACTIVITY Inc. Introduces WORKBENCH

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Software Tools to Improve Production, Lower Costs and Improve On-Time Delivery Cleveland, OH (April 12, 2013) — FACTIVITY Inc. today announces the release of its latest set of Manufacturing Execution System [...]

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