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We’re really proud, here at Idhammar Systems to be a part of Premier Food’s latest charity campaign. During 2011/2012, Premier Foods were able to raise £260,000 for the fantastic charity Help for Heroes and we’re really delighted to have made a contribution to the next...

Idhammar Systems are pleased to announce that both its CMMS and OEE product range are cloud compatible. Cloud Computing is fast becoming a necessity in the growing IT industry.  By adopting Cloud hosting, customers do not have to worry about internal IT infrastructure and can concentrate...

Measuring the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of a business’ manufacturing processes, from a single piece of equipment or a manufacturing plant to a campus or group wide manufacturing operation, enables that organisation to provide a full illustration of manufacturing effectiveness and productivity. The OEE calculation...

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...

A CMMS is of vital Importance for exercising control of all maintenance operations, budgets, stock, and personnel. The texts on our website offered detailed explanations of what an Idhammar MMS is capable of doing, and how best to configure and deploy it. In order to clarify...

UntitledThe Wal-Mart factor first took root in 1962 and is still with us today. It refers to the phenomenon arising from the emergence of a huge retail organisation and the effects of its massive purchasing power upon industry, farming and the resultant demise of many smaller retail store competitors.

Picture1Traditional manufacturing methods relied on buffer stocks to replenish any production shortfalls should a machine breakdown occur. What happens if, in order to improve flow through the plant, these buffer stores are removed, taking with them the ability to recover quickly from a lengthy breakdown?