Many UK manufacturing businesses are wisely investing large sums into efficiency technologies and software to streamline and improve production line performance.  This, in conjunction with adopting lean strategies to cut costs, and improve productivity, sustainability and profitability, will generate income to further invest in technology,...

It is known that measuring Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) will provide a platform for greater business efficiency through increased availability, improved operational performance and higher product quality, but it is increasingly used by forward-thinking manufacturers, to maximise the energy efficiency of factories and thus to...

Lean GlossaryEmbarking on a lean journey bodes well for the future success of your manufacturing operation, although it can feel like entering a minefield of terminology. You’ll soon discover that a little advice can go a long way.

Smith&NephewThe power of OEE improves competitiveness in any manufacturing business, creating a better ROI and producing increased profitability. Idhammar Systems, one of the UK and Europe’s top OEE service providers has already helped numerous manufacturing companies to substantially lower their operating costs and significantly improve productivity. This is no empty claim. It is backed up by many successful projects. Take Smith and Nephew, for example.