Our OEE blogs

Read our blogs on your and our work field here. With interviews, tips, downloads, articles, and other relevant information on OEE. Would you like to read more? Take a look at all our blogs on OEE, Kaizen, Assessment, 5S audits, and LEAN improving!

05 March 2019

What is LEAN software?

More and more companies use LEAN software. How significant is the role of LEAN software and what does it do for your company?

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05 March 2019

A conversation with OEE consultant Willem Siebers

Willem Siebers is a consultant at WISI Consultancy and co-founder of OEE-specialist.nl. He uses his vast OEE experience to help companies start the improvement process.

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04 March 2019

8 Smart tips for your OEE reports

Cierpa OEE offers an overview of your production process. Where does waste occur, and why aren’t you producing at maximum capacity?

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04 March 2019

Improving in practice: Fred Waij

Fred Waij is a man of practice. With 25 years of experience in operational jobs at Heineken and MSD, he really knows how to improve on the workplace.

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01 March 2019

The OEE formula

The OEE formula measures the productivity of machines and production lines. Do you know how to apply the OEE formula, and what the outcome tells you?

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29 January 2019

5 Questions for your improvement consultant

An external improvement consultant can guide your improvement project and can contribute significantly to your success. But how do you choose the best improvement consultant?

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27 January 2019

Tips from the improvement coach: Peter Santegoeds

An improvement consultant is the spider in the web of improvement processes. We asked experienced improvement consultants to share some of their knowledge.

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07 January 2019

Which improvement software fits your company?

You’ve already started with continuous process improvement, but you still use paper, whiteboards or Excel. Or, you haven’t started yet, but you have continuous improvement in mind.

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04 January 2019

Measuring OEE with a scorecard – free download!

Measuring OEE starts with a scorecard. How do you use it and what does the information tell you?

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02 January 2019

What to expect from an improvement coach

What can, and should you expect from an improvement coach? These are our five steps to get your improvement project off to a great start.

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17 December 2018

LEAN Manufacturing in 4 steps

LEAN manufacturing is all about working waste-free. What’s the optimal output when the processes can run 24 hours per day, and seven days a week, without interruptions?

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01 December 2018

Successful improving in practice: Vetipak

Vetipak is a big player in the packaging market. The company has different locations in the Netherlands and delivers scalable and superior co-packaging services.

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20 November 2018

Measuring OEE in a production line

Measuring OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) is crucial to process improvement. Without good measurements both at the start and during the improvement process it is impossible to find waste and to implement improvements.

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20 November 2018

5 Tips on shift transfer

In factories, shift transfers happen every day. The morning shift relieves the afternoon shift, and everybody wants to go home or get started.

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15 November 2018

The road to Cierpa OEE implementation

Many different organizations use Cierpa OEE to improve. Food plants to assembly factories and metal work plants to chemical companies all use our OEE software.

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14 November 2018

Successful improvement in practice: Essentra

Essentra is a multinational plastics manufacturer, listed on the London Stock Exchange. The location in Buitenpost, Friesland (a province of the Netherlands), has 50 production lines and produces many different plastic profiles.

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12 November 2018

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12 November 2018

What waste occurs in your production process?

Real top companies are the ones that succeeded in eliminating waste from their production process. Almost every company or organization wants to be top of the line.

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12 November 2018

Customer question: The planning factor in OEE, what is it?

In Cierpa OEE you can view the planning factor in the standard report (via Show details). However, what does that number mean and how can you use it?

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25 September 2018

Customer story Flamco: Production of expansion vessels at Flamco: Up to 50% reduction in maintenance

Flamco is the largest supplier of expansion vessels and mounting materials for expansion vessels. Flamco started with Cierpa OEE in 2008 because manual measurements did not lead to a precise and clear insight into the machine shutdowns.

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25 September 2018

Customer story Mosa: The experience of Royal Mosa: Up to 50% reduction in downtime

Mosa is an innovative Dutch tile manufacturer with sales offices throughout the world. Mosa started with real-time OEE calculation due to a clear need among operators to implement time savings.

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25 September 2018

Customer story: Result Philips Lighting: Cost reduction and sales increase

Philips is the world market leader in the production of fluorescent tube starters. Philips wanted to replace the existing measuring system - write it down on paper, enter it in Access - and automate it.

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01 February 2018

Peter Santegoeds about the use of Cierpa Software

Improvement consultant Peter Santegoeds has been working with pleasure and results with Cierpa Software for many years. “The unique thing about Cierpa Software is the simplicity, the ease of use.

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