Saving Money by Reducing Downtime

Saving Money by Reducing Downtime Machine downtime has been the bane of manufacturers for as long as there have been machines, but new technologies have emerged that make it easier to identify the causes of downtime, calculate its costs, and keep it to an absolute minimum. Consumers today demand goods and services on time and […]

An Introduction to OEE

An Introduction to OEE Often misunderstood, it’s still the premier standard for measuring manufacturing productivity. Read on to learn why applying Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) correctly can give manufacturers a leg up on the competition. OEE works by assigning a numerical value to improvement opportunities. It factors in availability, performance, and output quality of any piece […]

Data Security with Microsoft Azure

Data Security with Microsoft Azure The general debate about the utility of Cloud-based solutions seems to have been settled – over 90 percent of global enterprises report using cloud computing in some part of their business. But do manufacturers hesitant to make the switch have legitimate security concerns, and is there any new tech available […]

Why does AI have a Huge Demand in Manufacturing?

Why does AI have a Huge Demand in Manufacturing? I’m sure you have heard the following buzzwords frequently in recent years: IoT, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality, 3D printing, and the list goes on. Among these, artificial intelligence (AI) has received its fair share of attention. That is because of AI’s ability to mimic […]

Cheaper, faster and less-risky

Cheaper, faster and less-risky Implementing an MES (Manufacturing Execution System) can be an enormous undertaking as this system typically serves as a bridge between the shop floor and management, while also being interwoven with production processes. It is also quite expensive and risky due to its complexity. But there is a low-risk alternative: cloudbased applications […]

A New Perspective on Manufacturing

A New Perspective on Manufacturing A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) serves as a bridge between the shop floor and the boardroom, which is why it’s an indispensable tool for modern manufacturers. Despite their undeniable benefits, implementing MES typically involves some formidable challenges. What if there were an easier way to get started? Production companies usually […]

Challenges of AI

Challenges of AI Artificial Intelligence may be one of the most impressive human achievements and offers endless opportunities for companies willing to foster this technology. As the benefits of main AI elements such as Machine Learning, Data Analysis, and Predictive Analysis are undeniable, what are the few biggest challenges that companies may face while introducing […]

New Tools for the Job: Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing

New Tools for the Job: Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing The first two decades of the 21st century have seen artificial intelligence (AI) go from a favored trope of science fiction writers to a part of daily life. Increasingly sophisticated and variable algorithms can adapt to changing conditions while performing deep dives into accumulated data analysis. […]

Manufacturo eKnows — reduce your downtimes with AI guidance!

Manufacturo eKnows — reduce your downtimes with AI guidance! As Manufacturo leads the way in terms of the new solutions being introduced in the manufacturing industry, eKnows again wins the innovation race by a mile. This Manufacturo’s unique system was designed to support the everyday life of machine operators, decreasing the pressure on the Maintenance […]

Taming a Black Swan

Taming a Black Swan It appears without warning, typically at the least convenient of times. It turns expectations upside down and renders carefully planned business strategies obsolete. But does the fabled “black swan” need to be a purely negative phenomenon, or can it spur change and innovation? The term “Black Swan” itself was originally popularized […]

What are the key benefits of agile MES?

What are the key benefits of agile MES? Technology in manufacturing is evolving and changing how manufacturers deploy products and satisfy customers. Manufacturers try to improve their effectiveness by developing more efficient software solutions, including their MES applications. Many of these manufacturers choose to create these solutions using an agile approach, which can increase project […]

4 Reasons to Go with a Modular, Cloud-based Manufacturing Solution

4 Reasons to Go with a Modular, Cloud-based Manufacturing Solution Implementing an MES (Manufacturing Execution System) can be an enormous undertaking as, in many cases, the system serves as a bridge between the shop floor and the management and is directly intervened in the production processes. MES projects can also be quite expensive due to […]