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Comprehensive Guide to IIoT and Manufacturing [Free Course]

Learn about the role IIoT plays in the manufacturing industry and the use cases for solving business challenges on the plant floor.

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.

CASE STUDY

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.

CASE STUDY

H&T Reduced Downtime by 73%

The largest battery component manufacturer was able to eliminate weekend overtime, and reduce overall downtime by 73%.

CASE STUDY

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.

CASE STUDY

Industry: Tooling

Visibility into bottlenecks and scheduling addresses idle machines and motivates workers to outperform.

CASE STUDY

Industry: Wire

Read how one wire manufacturer was able to get visibility into the floor to find inefficiencies in their processes.

CASE STUDY

Industry: Millwork

Measure the right data to improve performance without impacting the quality of the product.

WHITE PAPER

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.

CALCULATOR

ROI Calculator

Every business wants a return on investment, and an investment in manufacturing analytics is no different. Learn how to calculate ROI.

CALCULATOR

How to Calculate OEE

Use our simple OEE Calculator to quickly calculate OEE, availability, performance, and quality on the factory floor.

CALCULATOR

How to Calculate Takt Time

Calculate takt time to understand of your delivery process to eliminate waste and increase productivity.

CALCULATOR

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.

GUIDE

What is OEE?

Learn about overall equipment effectiveness and how it’s used on the factory floor.

GUIDE

What is Manufacturing Analytics?

Learn what manufacturing analytics is and why it will provide visibility to manufacturers of all sizes.

GLOSSARY

Manufacturing Key Terms and Definitions

Reference this list of commonly used manufacturing acronyms and manufacturing terms to learn more.

Courses

COURSE

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.

Webinars

WEBINAR

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.

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

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. 

Videos

Getting Started

Elements of an Effective Manufacturer

Podcasts

ON-DEMAND PODCAST

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.

ON-DEMAND PODCAST

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.

ON-DEMAND PODCAST

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.

ON-DEMAND PODCAST

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.

ON-DEMAND PODCAST

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

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.

GUIDE

What is OEM Analytics?

Learn how machine manufacturers can monitor machines at customer sites to build better products by analyzing data.

GUIDE

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.

VIDEO

Provide Better Customer Service

See how SensrTrx OEM Analytics can help you provide better service to your customers via real-time accurate machine data.

VIDEO

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.