Data-Driven Manufacturing

Data-driven manufacturing implies that decisions controlling the manufacturing process should be based on facts, not guesses, wishes, theories or opinions. Emerging technology is enabling both people and equipment to collect and process the facts they need to achieve better results. Driving manufacturing with data promotes integration and coherence across manufacturing organizations throughout the supply chain. 

A cell phone display of utilization metrics demonstrates the remote machine monitoring capability of a system like Scytec's DataXChange.

3 Principles for Growing with Machine Monitoring Data

Following a few basic principles can help shops get a return on their machine monitoring systems without losing faith first.

Breaking SPC Limitations Without Breaking Rules

Machine learning helps prove the merit of statistical analysis techniques that do not require plotting CNC machining quality data on a bell curve.

New Product Announcements

Wintriss Controls Group’s ShopFloorConnect Version 6.0 Reduces Machine Downtime

Wintriss Controls Group’s ShopFloorConnect Version 6.0 collects downtime and production efficiency data from every machine in manufacturing operations, displays it in real time and produces manufacturing reports, including overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) reports.



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