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16 Jun 2015
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    OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes

OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes

By |June 16th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing, Risk Mitigation|Comments Off on OEE: How to Measure Effectiveness of Manufacturing Equipment and Processes|

As efficiency is a key factor in successful lean manufacturing efforts, it is imperative that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are able to measure the finer points of their equipment and production processes.
22 Apr 2015

Report Reveals Global State of Supply Chain Risk

By |April 22nd, 2015|Risk Mitigation, Supply Chain|Comments Off on Report Reveals Global State of Supply Chain Risk|

Many different external factors can threaten the supply chain both globally and locally. While it can be difficult to predict when the next political fiasco or natural disaster will strike, looking to recent issues can provide insight into what sorts of incidents manufacturers can prepare to face.
4 Mar 2015

How to Calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

By |March 4th, 2015|Lean Manufacturing, Lean Practices, Risk Mitigation|Comments Off on How to Calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)|

The equipment you use to build your products plays an integral role in production, and if anything isn't delivering high-quality results it can drag down your entire operation. Thankfully, there's a formula that can help you measure overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) so you can more easily manage your factory floor.
30 Jan 2015

West Coast Port Congestion Could Finally Start Clearing Up

By |January 30th, 2015|Risk Mitigation|Comments Off on West Coast Port Congestion Could Finally Start Clearing Up|

Labor disputes among union workers at ports along the West Coast have been creating slowed deliveries and port congestion for months, but recent updates show the story may be drawing to a close.
6 Jan 2015

Tackling Supply Chain Risk Mitigation in the New Year

By |January 6th, 2015|Risk Mitigation|Comments Off on Tackling Supply Chain Risk Mitigation in the New Year|

Environmental and internal threats are always present for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but there are also steps you can take to mitigate those risks.
8 Sep 2014

How Does a VMI Improve Quality Control?

By |September 8th, 2014|Risk Mitigation, VMI|Comments Off on How Does a VMI Improve Quality Control?|

When you come across a faulty component during a build, it can bring production to a dead stop. Not only will you have to replace the fastener or other class C component, but your workers will need to check any products built prior to the discovery for the same issue.