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Why Contextual Data on the Plant Floor is a Must-Have.

Why Contextual Data on the Plant Floor is a Must-Have.

Why Contextual Data is a Necessity for the Plant Floor of the Future Yes, Contextual data is a requirement for the plant floor of the future, most definitely not just the icing on the cake. Further on that point, we may be talking about the not-so-distant future. Or...

How to Supercharge Your Lean Efforts in 2022

How to Supercharge Your Lean Efforts in 2022

How to Supercharge Your Lean Efforts Modern technology has created new ways that assist you in maximizing the results from your lean efforts. Back in the mid-1900s, Toyota invented the Toyota Production System (TPS). This process emphasized a set of manufacturing...

Industry 4.0 in the Simplest Terms Possible

Industry 4.0 in the Simplest Terms Possible

Industry 4.0 in the Simplest Terms Possible The manufacturing industry has been progressing towards the 4th industrial revolution. Industry 1.0 brought mechanized production with steam engines. Industry 2.0 brought mass production with assembly lines and electricity....

Data Reliability: Do you Trust Your Data?

Data Reliability: Do you Trust Your Data?

Data Reliability: Do you Trust Your Data? First of all, if you are even gathering and analyzing data at all, that's a great start. It encourages the right mindset and means that you are trying to improve your manufacturing process. On the other hand, if you don't...

2 Strikingly Easy Steps to Improve Manufacturing Efficiency

2 Strikingly Easy Steps to Improve Manufacturing Efficiency

2 Strikingly Easy Steps to Improve Manufacturing Efficiency Improving manufacturing efficiency doesn't have to be a super complex process that takes 6 months to get started. Before I give you the wrong idea, I have to say that at Ectobox, we put a massive emphasis on...

MES vs IoT: What’s the Difference?

MES vs IoT: What’s the Difference?

MES vs IoT: What's the Difference? MES vs IoT. Two manufacturing solutions that are equipped with the ability to greatly increase plant floor production, and eliminate inefficiencies. Each of these two types of solutions are great at what they do. However, they are...

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