The Yield and Efficiency Thief

Date: 
March 2, 2012

Excessive start-up or changeover time increases production costs and overhead – all without adding a dollar of value. Ultimately, this non-productive time reduces yields, causes labor and equipment to be poorly utilized, and negatively impacts every element of OEE. 

 The application note, Startup Time – The Yield and Efficiency Thief, outlines a workable approach to monitoring the startup process and making informed decisions on how to improve performance and streamline the start-up and changeover processes. Not only does this process reduce the time consumed, but it makes the process more predictable with higher initial run quality and fewer shutdowns.

 

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