The Difference Between Efficiency, Utilization, and Productivity

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OEE Machine Monitoring

Using visual and auditory cues an experienced Manufacturing Manager can often sense when a factory is running well. Silence means no production. No workers present, no production. It’s an informal, and highly subjective, form of machine monitoring with “data” obtained through “Managing By Walking About” (MBWA.) The practice has much to recommend it, but it’s… 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 »

Innovative OEE and IIoT Technology to be Presented at FABTECH 2019

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Fabtech

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 »

Reporting Update

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OEE Charts Reporting

The custom reports, charts and dashboard in Scytec DataXchange is a leading feature of the software. DataXchange reporting contains a variety of Utilization, OEE and IIoT reports and charts to help reduce machine downtime and increase overall equipment effectiveness. Types of reports include: Equipment Status Summaries OEE Summaries Downtime Pareto Scrap Pareto Plots Histograms Comparison… Read more »

Expressions Update

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Custom Expressions Scytec

In our latest update we have expanded Expressions to allow group building; structured in an organized hierarchy. What is an expression? What can it measure? An expression is a set of parameters that define what and how data will be collected, parsed and received from the shop floor to DataXchange. The following are just a… Read more »