Schneider Electric Releases New Line of Intelligent Enclosures
To speed up project execution and decrease the costs that come with plant start-ups, Schneider Electric offers a new generation of intelligent enclosures for Triconex and Foxboro.
Nov 6th, 2019
Creating Algorithms to Improve Production
Sep 25th, 2019
Is OEE Too Abstract?
Sep 24th, 2019
Combining IIoT and AI to Elevate Machine Health
Aug 31st, 2019
Data Analytics Strategy Provides Continuous Improvement
Jun 10th, 2019
OMAC Tackles Machine, Operator Efficiency
Providing updates at the Automation World Conference & Expo, group leaders outline efforts to provide guidance on line-level OEE implementation and machine interface standards.
Jun 7th, 2019
Line Simulation IDs OEE Improvement Opportunity
Polytron used its platform at ProFood Tech to demonstrate a case in which OEE metrics were improved in a real-word bottling application.
Mar 27th, 2019
Data Foundation Helps Daimler Trucks Improve OEE
The maker of large-duty trucks like Freightliner and Western Star brands overhauled downtime issues on its long assembly lines with the implementation of SCADA and MES platforms.
Mar 25th, 2019
Artificial Intelligence Makes Its Way Inside Machines
Omron unveils a controller that executes machine learning to perform predictive maintenance.
Feb 27th, 2019
Engineering a Digital Transformation
L&T Technology Services rolls out “Factory D.0,” a set of technology and engineering services designed to help manufacturers identify areas within the organization that will benefit the most from digitalization.
Feb 4th, 2019
Pneumatics in the Age of IIoT
Using Industrial Internet of Things pneumatic solutions to improve OEE, energy efficiency and agile manufacturing.
Nov 1st, 2018
Discover the Secrets of a Successful Automation Project
Learn about planning and project management, building your machine or automated system, and technologies to improve manufacturing outcomes. Automation World’s free resource features 150 pages on managing automation projects from start to finish.
Nov 6th, 2019
OpX Tools Help Manufacturers Improve Operational Excellence
Detailing existing and upcoming tools available free through the OpX Leadership Network, industry experts explained how they can make your entire operations run more efficiently.
Jun 1st, 2018
Real-Time Monitoring for Sheet Metal Machines
To help its manufacturing customers integrate OEE measurements with enterprise systems, The Aquila Group has implemented data visibility systems with Opto 22 platforms.
Jan 24th, 2018
Packaging and Processing OEMs Continue on Digital Path
As digitization of the factory catches on, automation continues to be a focus, says PMMI Business Intelligence.
Nov 20th, 2017
Digital Transformation Begins With Real-Time Monitoring
An industrial packaging company invests in real-time KPI software to push its overall equipment effectiveness levels for its Wisconsin plant.
Oct 18th, 2017
Inside the OpX Leadership Network: Benefits and Best Practices
The second in a two-part series showcases feedback from companies that have used OpX Leadership Network tools, explaining benefits and suggested uses.
Aug 9th, 2017
Food Processors Measure Equipment Efficiency
And they look to OEMs for any improvement in machines to maximize uptime and increase yields, according to a new study from PMMI Business Intelligence.
Jul 10th, 2017
Inside the OpX Leadership Network: Tools and Checklists
In our first of two installments on PMMI’s OpX Leadership Network and the value it provides to companies of all types, we explain four free tools and checklists that save manufacturers time and money.
Jul 5th, 2017
Analytics for OEMs
Rockwell Automation is getting ready to roll out FactoryTalk Analytics for Machines, a cloud-based subscription service offering OEMs visibility into their systems deployed at customer sites around the world.
Jun 22nd, 2017
Pharma Packaging Machinery Buyers Turn to Automation to Deliver Increased Uptime
OEE, for the past several years, has not been a major focus for pharma packagers like it has been for their peers in food and beverage. A study by PMMI Business Intelligence shows the times are changing.
May 26th, 2017
OEE: A Management Strategy
Overall equipment effectiveness is most often seen as a tool for use in production operations. However, it is increasingly viewed as a strategic management tool for continuous improvement and connecting the enterprise to the plant floor.
Apr 13th, 2017
Earning the Data
With data collection, start simple and then build on that foundation.
Oct 24th, 2016
Using Visualization to Close the Performance Gap
As the focus on plant optimization via device and system data increases, a higher level of attention is being paid to data visualization to better direct process improvement efforts.
Jul 12th, 2016
Getting to the Heart of Improvement Opportunities with Visualization
Cut Energy Costs With Real-Time Feedback
Nov 15th, 2015
Connectivity’s Role in Improving Factory Management
MES Interface Brings Shop Floor to Top Floor
Nov 15th, 2015
A Data Strategy to Maximize Performance
Comprehensive data capture is the first step in developing full factory visibility for improved overall equipment effectiveness.
Nov 15th, 2015