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Section: Factory > OEE
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Though some say OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) is outdated, its use to continuously improve production operations across industry prove the value provided by this key metric.
Jun 10th, 2022
Technology Matters: OEE, BMW's AI Robots, Cloud Cost Factors
In this episode we look at OEE and its potential role in industry's digital transformation; why BMW developed its own artificial intelligence powered robots; and seven critical cloud cost factors.
Jul 30th, 2020
Augmented Reality Maintenance Demo
There’s been a lot of buzz the past few years about how augmented reality can be used to guide workers through various maintenance and repair procedures. At Hannover Messe 2019, Rockwell Automation showcased this capability as part of its new FactoryTalk Innovation Suite. The augmented reality features in this suite come from the partnership between Rockwell Automation and PTC (read more about that at bit.ly/2FU09kK). In this demo, Marcel Reiss of Rockwell Automation shows how FactoryTalk Innovation
Apr 3rd, 2019
Calibration tools for reliability, uptime and asset optimization
Documenting calibrator from Fluke is HART-enabled, AMS-aware tool that interfaces with Emerson's AMS information exchange manager.
Oct 22nd, 2013
Remote monitoring for industrial work stations—virtualized environment out in the field.
Pepperl + Fuchs offers remote monitoring to interface with Emerson Delta V or Sincaid for MES. Serves tank farms, oil and gas facilities, chemical plants, water/wastewater—even pharma workstations for operators gowned up on the floor. Super high bright display for outdoor market such as oil and gas exploration.
Oct 22nd, 2013
Asset Management in Continuous Process
The presenters in this video from The Automation Conference 2013 worked on the implementation of an online instrument asset monitoring system at Nova Chemicals’ Corunna, Ontario, plant. This system has been used to save hundreds of man hours during a major outage at the plant. Nova Chemicals supplies some 30 percent of the petrochemicals made in Canada. The presenters are Ralph Whitney, Instrument & Electrical Reliability Specialist at Nova Chemicals and Blair Fraser, Process Automation lead for
Jun 6th, 2013
The Automation Conference 2013: SMC
SMC Describes Energy Conservation for Pneumatic Systems | At The Automation Conference 2013, SMC showed its technologies that support energy conservation and sustainability of pneumatic systems. Its automatic leak detection system for example, tells how much air is being lost as well as the location of a leak.
May 28th, 2013
Manage Wireless Networks with Smart Wireless Navigator
New tool reports by exception, handles up to 300 gateways. Easy, visual red or yellow alerts you to network issues including battery problems. (Approximate Time - 1:39)
Oct 15th, 2012
Power Advistory Dignostic Capabilities
Alex Miller, Global Marketing Engineer, Emerson Process Management, provides a demo of the Rosemount 3051 and 3051s pressure transmitters. (Approximate Time - 2:03)
Oct 15th, 2012
How to Calibrate Devices with AMS Device Manager
Calibrating devices via the AMS Device Manager is a seven-step process, watch how to do it.
Oct 15th, 2012
Remote Monitoring Solutions via iOps
Mike Boudreaux, Emerson Process Management, provides an overview of the iOps Center at the Emerson Exchange 2012 and how advanced remote monitoring can achieve solutions in a timely manner.
Oct 15th, 2012
ZPI | The Automation Conference 2012
A look at the ZPI products on display at The Automation Conference 2012.
Aug 1st, 2012
CSIA Conference: Predictive Analytics & After Sales Service
Greg Bodenhamer, vp of Industry End User Business, Schneider Electric, discusses predictive analytics and how end-user companies can utilize system integrators to perform after sales services. (Approximate Time - 1:46).
May 15th, 2012
Mintchell Video Report - Four Things I Learned at the MARTS Conference
Co-founder and Editor in Chief, Gary Mintchell gave a presentation at the Maintenance and Reliability Technology Summit (MARTS) in Chicago, in mid-March. Topics included digital networking, departmental silos in manufacturing & production still exist, MIMOSA Interoperability is gaining momentum and use of Lean tools. (Approximate Time - 9:45).
Mar 24th, 2012
Video: A successful migration for Four Roses Bourbon Distillery
Watch and listen to Ryan Ashley, Distillery Operations Director, as he talks about the successful migration from APACS+ to PCS 7. Topic include I/O upgrades and wiring.
Jul 1st, 2011
Water Treatment: Utility Increases Capacity
Utilities Kingston, an asset management company, is striving for Kingston, New York, to become one of the most 'sustainable' cities in the country. Utilities Kingston manages the Ravenswood Water Treatment Plant in Ontario and recently installed a new process automation system. The plant takes waste and converts it into three beneficial products: clean water, methane gas for power generation and bio-solids for land applications. The new process system has increased plant capacity by 30 percent, while
Apr 27th, 2011
Video: Web-Based Remote Diagnostic Service
In this Pack Expo 2010 video report, Wes Iversen, Managing Editor, talks with Nathan Massey, regional sales manager, B&R Automation and he demonstrates a Web-based remote diagnostic service being offered by B&R. With the service, B&R can provide remote diagnostic help for customers, or users can remotely access machine information themselves using Internet Explorer.
Nov 9th, 2010
OpsManage'10: Nanodac Video Demo
Automation World Managing Editor, Wes Iversen talks with Bob Postlethwaite, Marketing Director at Invensys Operations Management, about a new product called Nanodac, a new Eurotherm data controller/recorder that offers graphical recording capabilities in a 3.6" x 3.5" enclosure.
Oct 21st, 2010
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