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Closing The Perceptin Gap In Benchmarking

Closing the Perception Gap in Benchmarking

Nearly every manufacturing company uses key performance metrics (KPIs), but few manufacturers really understand how these metrics relate to each other.
Understanding the interactions between metrics and their associated effects can lead to a better understanding of what drives sustainable improvement. Most of the time, plants and companies sense that there is room for improvement, but determining a set of actionable diagnostic metrics is more elusive.

Close the Gap…

  • With Internal Benchmarks
  • By Looking To Other Industries for Insight
  • With Survey Data
  • With Rich Real-Time Information
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Benchmarking OEE

Benchmarking OEE with EMI

EMI brings packaging line performance analysis to life. Are you Best-in-Class, Average, or Laggard?

How much do you really know about your packaging operation? Best-in-class OEE performers know where 99% of the day went.L aggards on the other hand, have no clue where 16.2% of the day went. Think about it this way—would you rather not know where your 10-year-old kid is 15 minutes of the day, or nearly 4 hours of the day? This level of knowledge in the manufacturing world is just as critical, because you can’t solve problems until you identify them.

One size does not fit all:

  • If a plant’s OEE is greater than 70%, work on 3 things: equipment failures, operational failures, and minor stops.
  • If a plant is in the middle of the pack, they should focus on equipment failures, operational downtime, and minor stops.
  • If a plant is with the laggards, they should prioritize shutdowns, equipment failures, minor stops, and quality issues.
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