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Finding Manufacturing Performance Gaps With OEE

November 13, 2018

Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) continues to gain in popularity as manufacturers seek to quantify plant, manufacturing line, and machine-level performance and find ways each area can be improved.

The metric plays a central role in lean manufacturing by providing valuable data that manufacturers use to produce the highest quality products at the lowest cost within the challenging constraints of short lead times. OEE and comparable manufacturing metrics also are fueling the development of advanced analytics and business intelligence-based software that includes the next generation of manufacturing intelligence applications.

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