How is Data Science Used in Manufacturing Companies?

How is Data Science Used in Manufacturing Companies?

Data science is a multidisciplinary field responsible for the management and visualizing of all types of data, big and small. It is the study of statistics and probability, which when fed enough data into the right data model can provide powerful insights for...
Does scheduled downtime affect OEE?

Does scheduled downtime affect OEE?

Does scheduled downtime affect OEE? OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) is a metric used by manufacturers to determine the overall efficiency of their machines. Manufacturers often wonder how scheduled downtime affects OEE since downtime can be a reflection of...
How To Accurately Report on Downtime?

How To Accurately Report on Downtime?

How do we ensure that the downtime data that we have is accurate? There’s a saying in marksmanship that when shooting a rifle “precision leads to accuracy”. The basic premise being that a rifleman who consistently puts a group of shots on target and close together...
What KPIs Do I Need For a Food Manufacturing Company?

What KPIs Do I Need For a Food Manufacturing Company?

What KPIs do I need for a food manufacturing company? Food manufacturers are faced with unique challenges. The business has to be able to run production so that it meets order volume while maintaining a consistently high-quality product. This means having a set of...
Introducing SensrTrx LEAN™

Introducing SensrTrx LEAN™

We started SensrTrx in 2015 with one goal, “Simplify the process of gathering and analyzing production and machine data from the plant floor.” Manufacturers just want data they can understand in the context of their business. They want to know where to focus their...
Focus on Solving Everyday Problems to Find ROI in IoT

Focus on Solving Everyday Problems to Find ROI in IoT

During the Smart Factory Summit we attended last month, Banner Engineering’s Matt Negaard gave a fantastic presentation on the changing paradigms of IoT and Digital Transformation, pointing out that manufacturers need to stop thinking about industrial IoT as a...
SensrTrx Blog Top Ten Greatest Hits

SensrTrx Blog Top Ten Greatest Hits

We’ve taken the time to curate a few of our favorite and most informative topics since 2016. Without ado, the SensrTrx Greatest Hits: What Is The Cause of Downtime In Manufacturing? One of our most popular blog posts, this question is often at the heart of what...