The Internet of Things (IoT) is the new standard in manufacturing today, deeply affecting the way manufacturers operate. Improving Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is crucial to IoT. Optimizing OEE requires accurate, up-to-date data across an entire organization, including measurement and test information from both quality labs and the shop floor.
If your manufacturing organization has grown beyond a few locations, it’s critical to get everyone on the same page and keep them there. Learn how to standardize operations and reduce complexity across all your facilities.
Today’s automated data collection systems can help companies boost efficiency, even as their requirements change.
May 6, 2021
Manufacturers must ask a lot of their quality data collection systems. Ideally, these systems should not only capture quality data while a product or service is manufactured, assembled and installed, but they should also aid in pre-production preparation.
SPC can go a long way in reducing variation, but organizations may avoid roadblocks.
May 6, 2021
In order to remain competitive in today’s global economy, manufacturing companies are working to improve efficiency, productivity and quality. To do so, they must proactively prevent defects instead of corrective action.
Simplify audits by ensuring data accessibility and visibility at every step of compliance.
April 7, 2021
Finding old records, organizing years of data, and working on short timelines contribute to stressful audits. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With the right preparation, you can have simple, worry-free audits.
The L.S. Starrett Co. announced the introduction of DataSure® 4.0, an advanced wireless data collection system for acquiring precision measurement data. With unprecedented range and data security, multiple gateways, compact size and high speed, Starrett, a forerunner in the development of data collection solutions for quality control manufacturing applications, claims the system has taken data acquisition to a new level.
Inspection reports are an invaluable part of the manufacturing process in many industries, and first article inspections are especially common in aerospace, defense, automotive and medical devices. In other words, if high quality is essential, these reports often are too.