Tag Archive: manufacturing operations management

Apr 11 2018

People and Data in MOM and PLM in the IIoT Age

In my long career in manufacturing operations, I have had many discussions with product design teams for discrete manufacturing. These discussions have ranged from pure delight to taxing because while the product designers were smart and creative they were also somewhat self-centred. Sharing of data has been a natural extension of sharing ideas, goals, and …

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Mar 14 2018

OYU TOLGOI: Massive Mongolian mine seen as a test case for ‘lean’ techniques

As the global mining industry pushes deeper and ranges farther for vital minerals, its leading firms are just beginning to adopt “lean” techniques – common for decades in manufacturing industries – for mining greater value from their operations.14 At Oyu Tolgoi on Mongolia’s vast, windswept South Gobi Desert, where nomads still watch over their herds, …

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Apr 19 2017

MANUFACTURING’S NEW MATH: CEOs juggle complex factors in calculating where to locate tomorrow’s factories

CEOs are rethinking their global manufacturing footprints, locating plants and R&D facilities as close as possible to major customers and preparing for a new wave of technologies that could transform the shop floor. To seize the future, they must persuade their organizations to experiment at a time when risk control is paramount. Twenty years ago, …

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Dec 12 2016

Philippe Virlouvet

The changing role of MES/MOM in an IIoT world: How do you get there from here?

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is coming, and it will bring with it a major realignment of how and where information technology is used throughout manufacturing operations and decision-making.

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Nov 24 2015

Liz Jammal

Leverage OEE for Continuous Improvement

Despite it being a high level measure, Overall Equipment Effectiveness or OEE can be used as a effective way to manage continuous improvement.

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