Webinar Recording

Improving OEE Through Real-Time Data Visualization: A Case Study Featuring KARL STORZ



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Graham Immerman
VP of Marketing, MachineMetrics
Bruce Watkins
President and General Manager, Karl Storz Endovision


The Karl Storz team sought to answer a fundamental question by gaining real-time insights from its machine data: How much of the time is the company using its machines? The team’s goal focused on improving operational efficiency along with machine performance and predictive maintenance.

After thoroughly vetting different solutions, the Karl Storz team chose to move forward using MachineMetrics. From day 1, Karl Storz’s application of MachineMetrics produced both granular and institutional changes to how the company operated.

During this webinar recording, Bruce Watkins, President and General Manager of Karl Storz Endovision, shares how the ability to visualize and analyze machine health and production data across their manufacturing equipment accelerated critical, actionable bottleneck analysis that led to dramatic increases in machine utilization and OEE.

Some takeaways include:

  • How Karl Storz was able to apply practical approaches to drive value with data that was uncovered
  • Challenges that Karl Storz faced in the technology implementation and how they overcame those challenges
  • What problems Storz was able to solve using MachineMetrics
  • The gains Karl Storz saw after implementing MachineMetrics
  • How MachineMetrics fits into the continuous improvement and innovation strategy of Karl Storz moving forward