Top 3 Ways OEE Quality Can Be Improved

Top 3 Ways OEE Quality Can Be Improved

I talk about OEE more than just about any other subject. Manufacturers that understand the benefits of lean concepts and continuous improvement philosophies, know how impactful properly calculating and measuring OEE can be. Today, I’m going to highlight the top...
How Top OEMs Sell ROI Using Data

How Top OEMs Sell ROI Using Data

Just about everyone sells their product based on the premise that it will generate some form of ROI (time, money, efficiency). OEMs are no different. The key to sales growth is demonstrating to customers that the new machine they buy will bring them some measurable...
7 Ways To Use Data To Improve Manufacturing Performance

7 Ways To Use Data To Improve Manufacturing Performance

Continuous improvement projects have never been more important to manufacturers. Companies are getting pressure from their customers to reduce margins and produce more. Doing this well requires the collection and review of production data to increase the effectiveness...
How Lean Manufacturers Avoid Costs When They’re Growing

How Lean Manufacturers Avoid Costs When They’re Growing

I spend a lot of time speaking with and working with some of the world’s smartest lean manufacturers. They embrace the idea of lean manufacturing. They live and breathe it and every part of their business; however, many of them admittedly struggle in one area in...
Manufacturing Twitter Accounts You Have To Follow

Manufacturing Twitter Accounts You Have To Follow

It might be surprising to some, but the manufacturing community has a pretty strong presence on Twitter. Over the years, I’ve been surprised by the quality of content and conversation that has taken place on the choppy social platform, and wanted to do my part...