How to Improve the Quality of Manufacturing Data Collection
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How to Improve the Quality of Manufacturing Data Collection

Good data is the key to improving manufacturing performance and cutting costs. With good data you can maximize bottleneck utilization, measure OEE accurately, use resources more efficiently and find and reduce waste. The challenge is, how do you capture that good data? Here we’ll explore the importance of manufacturing data collection, the…

Automated Data Collection in Manufacturing
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Automated Data Collection in Manufacturing

Successful manufacturers become and remain successful by finding and driving out waste. As practitioners of Lean Manufacturing know, waste takes many forms, but it’s hard to always know where to look for it. Possibly the best tool to use is machine monitoring and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). By providing information about what’s…

OEE Software for Data Collection
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OEE Software for Data Collection

There’s an old axiom that before you can improve something you need to measure it. In manufacturing there are many metrics that can be tracked. One of the most popular metrics is Overall Equipment Effectiveness, (OEE). Accurate and timely OEE information aids decision-making when managers are faced with rapidly changing circumstances…

Innovative OEE and IIoT Technology to be Presented at FABTECH 2019
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Innovative OEE and IIoT Technology to be Presented at FABTECH 2019

MACHINE MONITORING FOR INDUSTRY 4.0 INCREASES SHOP FLOOR PRODUCTIVITY AND DECREASES DOWNTIME DENVER (Colo.,) Oct 10 – Scytec Consulting, Cloud and On Premise OEE machine monitoring software company serving the manufacturing sector, will be exhibiting this year with reselling partner Shop Floor Automations. Visitors and attendees of 2019 FABTECH in Chicago, IL will…

Most Asked CNC Machine Downtime Questions
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Most Asked CNC Machine Downtime Questions

WHAT IS MACHINE DOWNTIME? WHAT IS DOWNTIME MANUFACTURING? Machine downtime in the manufacturing world is simply any time that the machine is not producing. Though full utilization would be ideal, some downtime is not only acceptable but necessary. Common downtime reasons include planned downtime, maintenance or set up. WHAT IS…