Grantek’s Jim Toman Shares his OEE Thoughts on the “Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered” Podcast

February 20, 2024

Automation World Podcast with Grantek

Jim Toman, MES Engineer at Grantek, was a guest on the Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered Podcast. Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered is produced by Automation World Magazine.

Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered is a podcast series featuring industrial automation subject matter experts answering questions about automation technologies submitted by end users from the discrete and process manufacturing industries.

In this episode Jim discusses Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). Understanding how your manufacturing systems and assets are performing is one of the first steps to real-time operational insights, identifying opportunities for improvement, and intelligent Smart Manufacturing initiatives. OEE is the essential, industry-standard metric for capturing asset utilization and efficiency. Implementing systems for tracking OEE and downtime needs to be easy so that you can move onto identifying problems and developing Smart Manufacturing solutions as quickly as possible.

Grantek’s OEE Accelerator delivers a strong foundation for Ignition MES deployments with fast time-to-value so that you get immediate results and returns, but it is also designed for flexibility and scalability to adapt to your unique process, business case, and factory environment. Grantek’s OEE Accelerator is available in Inductive Automation’s Ignition ,Vision or Perspective. OEE Accelerator in Perspective allows operators on the shopfloor to access OEE data, downtime information and control production runs from their place of work.

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