Tag: Productivity

Theoretically, Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) measures capacity versus output to show you how much of the time you’ve allocated to production actually produces the desired result: finished parts that pass quality control. The idea is that you can benchmark OEE to compare shifts, see if you measure up to industry standards or find…
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To compete successfully and build sustained progress, manufacturers need to optimize their processes, product quality and productivity. That doesn’t mean that a commitment to continuous improvement is an end in itself. Just as successful part production requires preparation, so does the transformation of your approach and its results. That preparation demands open mindedness…
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Shops face increasing pressure to set themselves apart from their customers’ other options – and increasing difficulty in finding ways to do so. When they look for ways to improve operational efficiency, they focus on the shop floor, investing in the latest machine tools to make parts with greater speed and precision and…
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