MTConnect: Connectivity Guide

Getting Started with MTConnect: Connectivity Guide

The “Getting Started With MTConnect – Connectivity Guide” was created by the MTConnect Connectivity Working Group that is made up of members of the Technical Advisory Group of the Institute. The purpose of this guide is to answer the question, “How do I get started with implementing products in my manufacturing facilities that take advantage of the MTConnect standard?”  This guide addresses both new and older manufacturing equipment and provides a very well thought out framework for getting stated on implementations.

You can download this document by signing in to the MTConnect website and going to the Download section and then clicking on ‘Instruction and Guidelines’.

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OEE ROI Calculator Review

The OEE ROI calculator for Memex hardware/software installations is a powerful ‘First Look’ Tool for Manufacturing organizations interested in taking control of improvements toward manufacturing excellence. It is intended to quantify the business case to install automatic data/information equipment to expose Hidden Factory improvement opportunities. It can also build a reasonably accurate account of “How Much Money is being Left on the Table every week that Manufacturing Best Practices aren’t executed?” The Calculator output quantifies the increase in Income From Operations (IFO or EBITDA) for Same Sales Volume and Sell Everything scenarios for various improvement criteria.

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ROI Calculator