Welcome to the Manufacturing Learning Center
Here you will find short videos, guides, calculators, case studies, and other helpful resources designed to help you improve your business.
Tacony Achieved a 9x Return on Investment
By thinking outside of the box, Tacony was able to improve productivity and generate revenue in both operations and distribution, creating efficiency throughout.
H&T Reduced Downtime by 73%
The largest battery component manufacturer was able to eliminate weekend overtime, and reduce overall downtime by 73%.
Versatech Increases OEE by 30%
Using SensrTrx, Versatech was able to see dashboards that highlighted trends in downtime. They were able to see issues and solve them quickly.
Oral BioTech Reduced Scrap 99.8%
Oral BioTech was able to increase OEE by 25%, nearly eliminate scrap, create visibility on the floor, and promote transparency among employees.
Visibility into bottlenecks and scheduling addresses idle machines and motivates workers to outperform.
Read how one wire manufacturer was able to get visibility into the floor to find inefficiencies in their processes.
Measure the right data to improve performance without impacting the quality of the product.
The Power of Manufacturing Analytics
Learn what manufacturing analytics is, how it’s different than existing software, and how your company can use it to dominate the market.
Every business wants a return on investment, and an investment in manufacturing analytics is no different. Learn how to calculate ROI.
How to Calculate OEE
Use our simple OEE Calculator to quickly calculate OEE, availability, performance, and quality on the factory floor.
How to Calculate Takt Time
Calculate takt time to understand of your delivery process to eliminate waste and increase productivity.
Calculate Cycle Time
The cycle time formula is an essential manufacturing KPI to understand in manufacturing. Learn how to calculate cycle time at your own plant.
What is OEE?
Learn about overall equipment effectiveness and how it’s used on the factory floor.
What is Manufacturing Analytics?
Learn what manufacturing analytics is and why it will provide visibility to manufacturers of all sizes.
Manufacturing Key Terms and Definitions
Reference this list of commonly used manufacturing acronyms and manufacturing terms to learn more.
IIoT and Manufacturing
Learn about the role IIoT plays in the manufacturing industry and the use cases for solving business challenges on the plant floor.
Start Small, Think Big, Move Fast
Every other Thursday @ 11 am CT
Learn how machine manufacturers can monitor machines at customer sites, provide better customer service, proactive maintenance, and build better products by analyzing data.
Why Manufacturing Software Sucks
Manufacturing software sucks. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. But, it doesn’t have to suck. We teamed up with our friends at Fiix Software and Rob’s Reliability Project to talk about why traditional software sucks and what can be done to make it better.
Elements of an Effective Manufacturer
Masterminds in Maintenance S2:E17 Data-Driven Approaches
Traditional maintenance and manufacturing are undergoing a huge transition to be more data-driven. Bryan and Ryan discuss this shift towards data and how to get teams on board for this revolution.
Rooted in Reliability: Episode 156 Manufacturing Analytics
You can use meaningful data to make your reliability processes better or you can use it for performance measurement for your assets or personnel, it works great for both.
Technori: Episode 259 Data Behind the Equipment
In episode 259, SensrTrx CEO Bryan Sapot joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to talk about the data behind the machines and equipment we use. Inside of a factory, the data registered by a machine could be more valuable than the actual product itself.
Leaders in Business and Marketing: Bryan Sapot – SensrTrx
Learn how SensrTrx CEO is helping manufacturers extract and understand their equipment data through a cloud-based platform.
Manufacturing Talk Radio: 100% OEE Can Be Terribly Misleading
Bryan Sapot, CEO of SensrTrx discusses some of the nuances of equipment efficiency based on true availability with Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. Listen to this show and get the benefit of true OEE.
OEM Analytics provides customized data collection on a machine’s performance, for both the machine manufacturer and the customer. Visualize real data from customers, perform remote machine diagnosis, and provide better customer service.
What is OEM Analytics?
Learn how machine manufacturers can monitor machines at customer sites to build better products by analyzing data.
How Top OEMs Sell ROI Using Data
Learn how better customer machine data offers opportunities for OEMs to increase sales, add additional revenue, and prove ROI.
Provide Better Customer Service
See how SensrTrx OEM Analytics can help you provide better service to your customers via real-time accurate machine data.
Prove the Positive ROI of Your Machines
Watch how SensrTrx OEM Analytics can help you prove positive ROI to your customers with real-time data in this short explainer video.