Melville, NY, 17 February 2017- SpencerMetrics LLC, the leading provider of real-time, multi-vendor press management systems, announced the newest feature of the SpencerMetrics CONNECT system – Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) tracking. This enhancement to CONNECT’s powerful real-time OEE analytics helps users gauge their progress in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of their print production.
Applying well-established Continuous Improvement best practices from the manufacturing industry to print production. The SpencerMetrics CONNECT OEE module delivers automatic calculation and graphical display of OEE Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metrics. OEE provides a succinct measure of the overall efficiency of a manufacturing operation, along with its fundamental components of availability, quality, and performance. Additional OEE operational metrics include productivity, asset and capacity utilization, etc.
With clear graphics and user-friendly interface, CONNECT facilitates the ongoing need to manage print production. With the OEE module enabling a focus on Continuous Improvement. The OEE tracking update allows users to monitor OEE and its components over any desired time period. Identifying trends and cause-effect of operational changes.
The patent-pending SpencerMetrics CONNECT system intelligently monitors asset and personnel utilization enabling increased productivity. It provides production analytics beyond MIS to assure downtime is not wasted time. Accomplished by providing actionable information as an effective tool to improve efficiency and reduce cost.
SpencerMetrics will be demonstrating the CONNECT system at the Hunkeler Innovation days 2017 Exhibition in Lucerne, Switzerland, February 20-23, at booth #126. The latest print industry innovations and technologies, focusing on providing the latest advancements in the printing industry will be featured. For those unable to attend the event, demonstrations are available via web conference.
A free White Paper on “Overall Equipment Effectiveness” is available at www.spencermetrics.com.