Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) programs are not new concepts in manufacturing. For decades, they’ve been helping companies gauge efficiency and address issues that decrease efficiency.

How that data is being collected and connected, however, is being revolutionized by technology, giving manufacturing plant managers access
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The chaos that the COVID-19 pandemic inflicted on the manufacturing sector and those who keep it running underscores the need to keep the supply chain operating effectively and rapidly.

In the early weeks of the pandemic in spring 2020, shopping habits changed drastically and tested the ability of food,
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In the era of the Internet of Things, machine learning and technology that drives innovation and growth for industries, there’s no dispute that data is king.

How that data can be harnessed and made more useful by companies, from smaller manufacturers to corporations with plants across the globe, is
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Editor’s note: This is the third installment of a four-part series on how companies can use electronic record keeping to enhance food safety efforts. The series is sponsored by PAR Technologies.    

As companies transition from paper-based food safety records to digital platforms, managing the increased amount of data can become
Continue Reading Now that you’ve got the data, what are you going to do with it?