Parts 1 through 3 of this series on OEE’s Availability element addressed equipment-induced causes of unavailability. In this week’s article, we’re turning our attention to the production- and marketing- induced causes of unplanned asset or operational unavailability.
The Availability metric is the first element of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). In Part 1 of this series about Availability. To assure the integrity of this metric, we must
What can a manufacturing organization do to retained its skilled workforce, attract new talent, and build operational resiliency in this challenging climate?
Following these six steps will help your plant to focus efforts on the right spares, mitigate supply chain risks, and eliminate avoidable downtime due to mismanaged spare parts inventories.
Addresses incorrect equipment design, insufficient or excessive preventive maintenance, poorly executed preventive maintenance, and incorrect or insufficient inspection and monitoring.
Employing OEE’s Availability element to analyze, manage, and reduce Planned Unavailability (downtime).
Poor STO preparation and execution can have a long-lasting effect on a business that goes far beyond the basic maintenance work performed. Here are five key factors that
The international management consultancy T.A. Cook, part of Accenture, has been recognized as a Hidden Champion again and defends the title as the leading consultancy for Asset
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is an elegant but complicated asset-management metric. Used properly, with a clear focus on optimizing it to maximize profitability or Return
Accenture Acquires T.A. Cook, Strengthening Asset Performance Management Capabilities for Clients in Capital-Intensive Industries
DDM and T.A. Cook’s STRYVE modeling tool give Operations and Maintenance the common, data-driven picture they need to pull in the same direction. Ultimately, implementing DDM
Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects are the pinnacle of the process industry. These projects are characterised by their technical complexity, with a range of