The Difference Between Utilization and Cycle Time

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In DataXchange two commonly used reports and charts are the Equipment Status Summary and the Target Utilization. The Equipment Status Summary shows the statuses that have occurred over the period of time selected, while the Target Utilization shows the utilization percent relative to a target. A common question is whether or not the percent of… Read more »

Automated Data Collection in Manufacturing

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Automated Data Collection

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 happening on the… Read more »

OEE Software for Data Collection

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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 on the factory floor,… Read more »

Innovative OEE and IIoT Technology to be Presented at FABTECH 2019

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Machine monitoring for Industry 4.0 increases shop floor productivity and decrease 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 be able… Read more »