OEE Training and Courses

OEE Training and Courses

Lack of education and training of employees within your organization is perhaps the biggest cause of the hidden losses within your organization. With the OEE Toolkit, your employees can neatly map out the nature of the shutdowns during the time that your production...
OEE Benefits: Using OEE What It’s Meant for

OEE Benefits: Using OEE What It’s Meant for

Do you ever have that feeling? You and your partner did a job on your day off. For example, arranging your garden or refurbishing one of your rooms in the house. And that you are enjoying the result at the end of the day. With or without coffee and apple pie or...
A connected and improved factory with OEE Toolkit

A connected and improved factory with OEE Toolkit

Our OEE Toolkit Suite makes it possible to analyze machine effectiveness within discrete, batch and continuous production processes. OEE Toolkit will enable you to interpret your losses and start improving production effectiveness for continuous improvement – based on...
OEE Benefits: Using OEE What It’s Meant for

Louis’ Logbook: Don’t fall in these two traps! (Part 2)

Part 2 Danger 2: knowledge and design of OEE implementation is assigned to only one person in the organisation Another danger I signal is that technical knowledge on the design and set-up of the OEE Toolkit is not decentralised in the organisation. An example:...
OEE Benefits: Using OEE What It’s Meant for

Louis’ Logbook: Don’t fall in these two traps !

Part 1 Every week, I visit companies that use FullFact’s OEE Toolkit over a longer period of time in their improvement programs. My assumption is that they’ve acquired the tool to leverage their continuous improvement programs such as World Class Manufacturing...
How high should OEE really be?

How high should OEE really be?

I’ve been asked this question many times: “I have been reading about the OEE measurement and I cannot find any particular agreement about the right number for OEE. Could you please give me any references?” It is generally suggested that “below 65% should be considered...
Louis’ Logbook: losses, losses, losses

Louis’ Logbook: losses, losses, losses

Why is it that technical failures almost always have priority in improving the OEE? The answer is actually quite simple. A production line should always run smoothly at the desired speed. A technical malfunction (standstill) always stands out immediately and soon...
Louis’ Logbook: How to Retain Your Shop Floor Operator

Louis’ Logbook: How to Retain Your Shop Floor Operator

Louis’ Logbook Customer Care Manager FullFact Solutions Every week I visit various companies that use our software, the OEE Toolkit. Our software is applied in a wide scale of companies. A fantastic job, who now gets the chance to visit different companies every week,...
When an OEE of 85% is not world class

When an OEE of 85% is not world class

An OEE score of 85% is considered World Class. But actually, that is not always the case. Here’s when. 1. When not all losses are included in the definition of the OEE It is possible to run any machine at “85%” OEE, simply by adapting the OEE definition. You take...
What is the ideal OEE score?

What is the ideal OEE score?

Could you say that below a certain percentage it is better to close the doors of the factory? No, of course not! Or well, maybe that’s true. Seriously: there is no such thing as ‘an OEE number’, because it could be defined in a thousand different ways. It is generally...