OEE, or Overall Equipment Effectiveness is a valuable set of metrics that explain how well a machine, process, or a plant is operating. OEE is an index that is calculated by measuring Key Performance Indicators (KPI). These indicators include metrics such as Availability, Performance, and Quality. Availability measures how often a machine is online and producing. Performance measures the rate or speed of production. Quality is a measure of how many nonconforming units are produced during production. Continue reading
The United States Department of Energy has issued a challenge to energy production plants. The goal is to produce 20% of all energy in the United States through thermal energy that is currently unharnessed during the energy production process. Currently, countries such as Denmark produce 55% of their energy through ‘waste’ heat use. Continue reading
According to the United States government, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) jobs are expected to rise 14% between 2010 and 2020. The 2015 Presidential budget allocates $170 million for training the next generation of STEM workers. President Obama’s administration has set a goal of recruiting and training over 100,000 STEM teachers in the next decade, and hopes to graduate an additional 1 million STEM students. Continue reading
UNO-LUX PROCESSING has been actively developing solutions for supervision and control of production processes in wind turbine generators factory in Serbia for over a decade. These factories include an impregnation and polymerization facility for treatment of generators, stators, and rotors, as well as other rotating electrical machines Continue reading
The Brazilian company Máquinas Fix developed a complete solution for the manufacturing of ecological bricks InduSoft Web Studio was chosen because of its friendly interface, flexibility and easy integration with a variety of hardware platform Máquinas Fix estimates a … Continue reading
InduSoft has released a new case study describing the solution developed by Advanced Automation to provide process analysis systems for the for and beverage industry using InduSoft Web Studio. Here are some of the highlights: Continue reading
Quantum Automation Develops Solutions for Sandbag Machines using InduSoft Web Studio.
Sandbags™ contracted Quantum Automation to create a full solution for the sandbagging process machine. Continue reading