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IIoT and OEE

When we have conversations with manufacturing leaders around the country there are two topics that are brought up more than any others. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

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6 Reasons to Virtualize Shop Floor Systems

Has your organization taken advantage of virtualization technology for your shop floor systems? There are six compelling reasons to do so:

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How to select the right OEE software

You want to select OEE software that matches your manufacturing process, integrates with your existing manufacturing technology, and will be accepted by your people.  

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Scheduling a Rush Order

Your production plan has been optimized to maximize the use of your equipment, personnel and materials all while meeting your on time delivery dates.  Then, you get the call.  Your sales team would like to process a rush order from a key customer.  They need to know how soon the order can get out.

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Scheduling Around Unavailable Personnel

Your production plan has been optimized to maximize the use of your equipment, personnel and materials all while meeting your on time delivery dates.  Then, you get the call.  One of your key personnel will be out sick.  They won't be available to run their assigned operations. 

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Scheduling Around Late Material

Your production plan has been optimized to maximize the use of your equipment, personnel and materials all while meeting your on time delivery dates.  Then, you get the call.  One of your suppliers will be late with a delivery.  You will be short materials. 

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Scheduling around a down machine

Your production plan has been optimized to maximize the use of your equipment, personnel and materials all while meeting your on time delivery dates.  Then, you get the call.  One of your machines has gone down.  

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Free Production Schedule Template

We are excited to announce we have a free Production Schedule Template available for download!

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