November 22, 2022

What is OEE and what is it used for? Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is defined as a metric used in lean manufacturing to monitor, evaluate, and improve the effectiveness of a production process. It is a key performance indicator for any production plant, workshop, etc. It is expressed in percentage. Since the primary purpose of

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November 16, 2022

About DanfossDanfoss is a Danish multinational manufacturer of hydraulic, temperature control, and power solutions. They’ve recently combined their heating and cooling segments into a single, climate-focused business entity that has accelerated their scope for developing integrated, energy-efficient solutions to power the smart cities of tomorrow.   With more than 40,000 employees and 95 factories worldwide, Danfoss has

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November 16, 2022

What is Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)?Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is defined as a metric, expressed in percentage, used in lean manufacturing to measure the utilization rate of machinery and equipment. It is used during continuous improvement, to identify which areas need attention.  Despite seeming complex, the OEE indicator  is easy to calculate  when you count with

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November 14, 2022

About Danfoss  Danfoss, an industry-leading global manufacturer of hydraulic, climate, and power solutions has been one of Europe’s most notable industrial manufacturers for nearly a century. With 95 manufacturing facilities worldwide and more than 40,000 employees, Danfoss continuously seeks to innovate and optimize their manufacturing processes. Challenges and decision making  Danfoss recognized the potential of getting real-time aggregated

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November 3, 2022

About Swedish Match AB  Swedish Match AB is a multinational company producing smokeless tobacco and nicotine free products headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. With thousands of employees spread across over 10 different countries, and a history spanning more than a century, Swedish Match continues to play a vital role in Sweden’s industrial development.  Challenges and decision making  Initially, all

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October 10, 2022

Blackbird now supports both PNP and NPN! Blackbird’s interface has only supported NPN sensor configuration until now. A new feature has been added since most of our customers in the USA use PNP sensor configuration. Under Main Sensor Settings, it is now possible to register whether NPN or PNP is preferred! We hope our customers find this

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