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May 06, 2015 - Volume 09 Issue 09
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In the March 18th issue of Tooling & Production, we featured FACTIVITY's Manufacturing Execution Software (MES), which collects data from the factory floor and provides metrics needed to implement lean manufacturing practices. Now, here are 4 specific examples of how you can utilize these metrics to improve your Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
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Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Paragon Die & Engineering is one of Italian-based milling machine builder Fidia's best customers. Already operating four Fidia milling machines, Paragon recently added the first Fidia high-speed gantry machine in North America.
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