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 »

Most Asked Downtime Questions

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Machine Downtime

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 a downtime report? A downtime… Read more »