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OEE as a Tool for Continuous Improvement
Four real-world application stories show why OEE remains a bedrock manufacturing metric for real-time data collection to enhance companies’ ability to take corrective actions continuously.
June 20, 2022
Why OEE Still Matters
Though some say OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) is outdated, its use to continuously improve production operations across industry prove the value provided by this key metric.
June 10, 2022
OEE: A Top Business Metric
PerformOEE Smart Factory Software from OEESystems International looks to extend the overall equipment effectiveness metric beyond its plant floor roots to link CapEx to realistic operational improvements.
March 21, 2022
Is Your Automation Technology Delivering on Expectations?
Automation is generally viewed as a value-adding technology, but it can also add costs due to complexity and an inability to deliver on investment justifications.
February 22, 2022
Combining OEE and IoT Data to Improve Production
Andreas Eschbach, CEO of Eschbach, explains how capturing operations data via Internet of Things tools supports OEE in a proactive manner, potentially leading to year-over-year OEE improvement of 3% to 15%.
February 4, 2022
Visual Dashboards for Robotic Workcells
OnRobot's WebLytics allows end users to create data visualizations of key performance indicators that can help them uncover new insights and improve OEE.
December 23, 2021
The Importance of Change Management to Digital Transformation
The addition of a new Archive Management of Change module to Rockwell Automation's FactoryTalk AssetCentre can help end users to increase uptime, ensure code quality, and mitigate cybersecurity risks.
December 21, 2021
December 21, 2021
Is a Retrofit the Right Option?
While there is a strong business case for retrofitting many pieces of equipment to facilitate digital transformation, it may not always be the best solution.
September 24, 2021
Alternative Energy Power Management
A look at how CE+T America, a supplier of industrial backup power systems, used Wago PLCs, power supplies, and Ethernet switches to create a new photovoltaic and energy storage power converter.
August 1, 2021
Creating the Digital Thread to Connect OEMs and End Users
Siemens and SAP expand their partnership to connect plant floor operations, remote condition monitoring conducted by OEMs, and product development via digital twins to facilitate collaboration across an asset’s entire lifecycle.
May 26, 2021
Machine Condition Monitoring via IIoT
This Arrowhead Systems division is taking full advantage of new IIoT tools that make machine diagnostics readily available and help customers maximize OEE.
February 23, 2021
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Wearable Safety in the Warehouse
StrongArm Technologies provides IoT-enabled safety wearables designed to prevent on-the-job injuries.
Can SCADA/HMI Software Be Enterprise Software?
End-to-End Digital Manufacturing Demonstration
A New Frontier in Robot Applications and Markets
TiM1xx 2D LIDAR Sensors
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Revealed: Sensor & AI Secrets
New report features peers and pros on how machine vision, smart instrument sensors and AI can improve manufacturing.
Robotic Order Fulfillment System
MHS launches a robotic order fulfillment system designed to reduce labor requirements and improve efficiency in e-commerce fulfillment workflows.
Miki Pulley Ask Coupling Compensates for All Types of Misalignment
Mitsubishi Electric Automation Melservo-J5D Amplifiers Reduce Panel Space
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Peer-to-Peer FAQ: Cybersecurity
Peer-to-Peer FAQ: Robotic Technology Use Across Industry
Peer-to-Peer FAQ: Sensors
Automation World News Roundup: Robotics and AI
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