How We Help Manufacturers Move Toward Zero Waste

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Finite Capacity Scheduling

In simple terms, Finite Capacity Scheduling is a method of scheduling used to maximize the usage of your assets based on the materials and orders you have on hand.  Typically the most expensive, and thus the most valuable resource in your facility is your equipment.  Each piece of equipment has a limited or finite capacity,

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Ingredients of Giveaway Reduction

The Challenge: A food ingredient company in the Midwest was losing product in there manufacturing process, but couldn’t see where the product was going. Determining the cause, using Data: Moving Toward Zero unplanned waste, the ingredient company selected one line to collect data from and deployed a system that collected and analyzed data from the control system and measuring devices.

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An unexpected move Toward Zero™

Last year, a tier 1 automotive supplier moved Toward Zero™ unplanned downtime by implementing a system to monitor machine tool performance. The results were surprising. By collecting 9 months of data from their equipment and looking thoroughly at downtime events, including the conditions that lead up to them, this company was able to create watchdogs

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Pumping the data

The Challenge: An automotive transmission pump manufacturer was experiencing frequent micro-downtime events with an unknown cause.  The machine tool would would stop producing with no clear indication why.  Operators required technicians to reset and restart the equipment and it’s peripherals and after a few hours, experienced the same situation…reset, restart. This cost operators about 1 hour

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PLC Modernization

02/2014 Every one of you in the business of automation and manufacturing information technology, has been faced with the need to modernize the technology that your company uses to manufacture. As technology reaches obsolescence, the supportability becomes more complex to sustain. In the world of automation controllers, vendors support their automation platforms for decades –

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Customer Service is not Dead

When I started R.O.Why, my whole vision was (and is) to find ways to contribute to my customers’ success – surround myself with like-minded employees and affiliate R.O.Why with companies and rep firms that share my vision.  Whenever I talk about it, people get excited, you can see it in their face.  This kind of

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