The truth about OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) indicates how truly productive a manufacturing plant is. OEE is a measure of availability, performance and quality over time. It measures the quality of product, volume of waste, speed of production and amount of plant downtime....

Visibility in manufacturing

In this age of the Internet of Things (IOT), Industry 4.0 and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), many business processes are rigorously managed and analysed. The size and scope of these company wide management systems can unfortunately leave a gap in business data...

The most important metrics for manufacturing

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.” — Sherlock Holmes It is often said that “good data drives good problem solving.” This couldn’t be more important than in today’s competitive manufacturing industry....

Best MES Installation tips

We’ve had many different approaches to installation from our clients. Some take a methodical and stepped approach to installation while others want immediate installation. Some production teams are on board and ready for change instantly while others require...