Industry 4.0 and Shoplogix - How automation transformed factories into smart factories.

Industry 4.0 and Shoplogix – How Automation Transformed Factories into Smart Factories.

Industry 4.0 and Shoplogix Smart new automation tools and technologies are rapidly changing the face of the manufacturing industry around the world. This transformation process is the result of the 4th industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0. Manufacturers have to acknowledge that this revolution will make a significant difference to their potential earnings. The…

Overall Equipment Effectiveness

Overall Equipment Effectiveness

What is OEE? OEE stands for Overall Equipment Effectiveness. Essentially, it is a single figure that signifies the utilisation of a machine. This can be at a job level, shift level, overall plant or enterprise level. Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) has been part of manufacturing KPIs for most manufacturers. However, a lot of companies do…

Visibility drives improvement

Visibility drives improvement Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 20 keys, are these days well-known concepts in the manufacturing world. The aim is similar: increasing efficiencies by removing non-value added steps and by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). An increase in efficiency will ultimately lead to an increase in productivity. The key is to identify the…