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Machine integration vs. machine monitoring

OEE | KPI Measurement|

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?

OEE | KPI Measurement|

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

OEE | KPI Measurement|

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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International sales on the rise

Company | Product News|

FACTIVITY’S MES Software gaining ground in manufacturing facilities overseas Cleveland, OH (July 16, 2014) — FACTIVITY is pleased to announce its MES product, sold under the name Shop Floor Workbench, [...]

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New Multi-POD Interface

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FACTIVITY Improves user interface for operators Multiple Production Order Documents provide user-friendly touch screen Cleveland, OH (June 9, 2014) — FACTIVITY has released an enhanced, user friendly interface for its manufacturing [...]

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New Factivity Metrics Module

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Cleveland, OH (May 15, 2014) — FACTIVITY has just released FACTIVITY METRICS MODULE, a new set of metrics that allows manufacturing management a tool to drill down into data and [...]

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Spreadsheets, Finite Scheduling Software or APS: Which is best?

Advanced Planning Scheduling|

When it comes to spreadsheets, finite scheduling software or APS, which is best for your manufacturing company? Take a test and find out In today’s lean manufacturing environments, many management [...]

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You’ve got to earn it

Shop Floor Data Collection|

Barcoding on the factory floor What is the value of printing labels on demand? In world class manufacturing, there is a difference between barcode printing and barcode reading, although [...]

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FACTIVITY forms strategic partnership with Opto 22

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Partnership will enhance machine monitoring solutions Cleveland, OH (April 15, 2014) — FACTIVITY has just become a partner with Opto 22, a worldwide supplier of PAC (Programmable Automation Controllers).  Opto [...]

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FACTVIEW provides a window to factory floor stats

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SOFTWARE TELLS MANAGERS WHAT’S REALLY GOING ON IN THE FACTORY New FACTVIEW functionality enables a “window into the factory floor” Cleveland, OH (March 11, 2014) — Managing the factory floor [...]

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