A guide to Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) has been part of manufacturing KPIs for most manufacturers. However, a lot of companies do not fully understand OEE. This guide aims to shed light on OEE. What is OEE? OEE stands for Overall Equipment Effectiveness. Essentially, it is a single figure that signifies the utilisation of a machine. This can…

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 non-value added…