Beyond OEE: 5 steps to success
Combining the power of OEE with these critical success factors allows you to unlock the hidden capacity in your manufacturing operations and achieve World Class levels of performance.
Congratulations! Your company has chosen Overall Equipment Effectiveness as the primary metric to help you unlock hidden capacity within your manufacturing operation. Applying OEE to your production processes will help you benchmark your current levels of performance; find and eliminate major bottlenecks and constraints that are limiting your production throughput; and help you achieve World Class levels of performance. Now all that’s left to do is implement OEE within your factory. So, what does this mean and how do you do it?
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey