Real-Time Productivity Tracking from OEE to Time & Attendance

2020-01-23T01:17:09+00:00Advanced Planning Scheduling, OEE | KPI Measurement, Production Planning Software|

Don’t forget these few facts…Part 1 Accurate factory floor production reporting is becoming more and more important for many manufacturing companies for a variety of reasons. Reasons that range [...]

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Scheduling Software…How Plastics & Metal Manufacturers can make better operational decisions…faster!

2020-01-23T01:17:09+00:00MES, OEE | KPI Measurement|

“One major differentiator between Advanced Scheduling Software and using your current ERP and/or spreadsheet based scheduling system is the ability to quickly and easily provide realistic ship dates to [...]

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Manufacturing Labor Time– Not what it used to be!

2020-01-23T01:17:09+00:00MES, OEE | KPI Measurement|

As recently mentioned in the NY Times Newspaper of Jan 3, 2018… “Tech has helped undercut the power of incumbent institutions — governments, political parties, the media, the patriarchy…” [...]

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

2020-01-23T01:17:13+00:00OEE | KPI Measurement|

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

2020-01-23T01:17:13+00:00OEE | KPI Measurement|

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

2020-01-23T01:17:10+00:00OEE | KPI Measurement|

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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Comparing your Operating Units using Multi-Plant Metric Analysis

2020-01-23T01:17:13+00:00OEE | KPI Measurement|

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

2020-01-23T01:17:13+00:00OEE | 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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