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Boosting OEE with device connectivity

OEE can be broken down into many, many parts, but connecting your devices and increasing efficiency will raise it. "For factories to enjoy peak overall efficiency effectivenes...

Where numbers can trick you

Numbers don’t lie, but they can try to trick you. OEE is a great metric that should be considered, but it does not tell the whole story. A plant could have a higher OEE becaus...

OEE food processing industry metrics

Under 50% of pharmaceutical operations measure Overall Equipment Efficiency, but three out of four food processing operations do. One employee said, “Downtime is usually assoc...

OEE (overall equipment efficiency) in Digital Printing

A study measured OEE (overall equipment efficiency) in three digital presses, the Canon imagePRESS C10000VP, Ricoh Pro C9110, and Xerox® Color 1000i Press. After measuring the...

Three things that could be hurting your oee score

There are a few ways you could be trying to improve your OEE score inefficiently. If you’re starting at the big picture and working your way down, you might be working harder ...

Putting OEE in its place

OEE score is incredibly important, but often misused. What is more important than that one number is transparency and understanding the data. MachineMetrics can certainly tell...

Utilizing OEE

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is measured by three components; availability, performance, and quality. “Plants typically work quickly to identify and attack problems, ...

OEE, OOE, and TEEP, related but different

What is OEE? What is TEEP? What is the difference? The main difference between OEE, OOE, and TEEP is availability or time. The importance of understanding these metrics is ess...

OEE management

“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 continuou...

MACHINEMETRICS COO & FOUNDER ON PODCAST 'MAKINGCHIPS'

We're excited to announce that MachineMetrics COO and Co-Founder Eric Fogg is the featured guest on the latest episode of popular manufacturing podcast MakingChips!