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3 Vital Benefits of Smart Manufacturing

3 Vital Benefits of Smart Manufacturing

3 Vital Benefits of Smart Manufacturing Transforming your industry 3.0 factory into an industry 4.0 smart factory is becoming more of a standard, and less of a "nice to have." Our team at Ectobox saw this coming, and we're excited to see more and more manufacturers...

An Essential Tool to Help You Follow Lean Principles

An Essential Tool to Help You Follow Lean Principles

Lean Principles in Manufacturing What are "the" Lean principles in manufacturing? There's a lot of key aspects and rules that go into lean manufacturing, and five main principles you should strive to follow- Define Value Map the Value Stream  Create Flow Establish...

Preventive Vs Predictive Maintenance for Manufacturers

Preventive Vs Predictive Maintenance for Manufacturers

Preventive vs predictive maintenance, each of these maintenance strategies will help improve the longevity of equipment. Regular maintenance will help to keep your assets healthy, reliable, and running at peak performance. Machine downtime gets expensive, even just a...

The 4 Stages to Creating a Data-Driven Culture

The 4 Stages to Creating a Data-Driven Culture

What is a data-driven culture, and data-driven manufacturing? It's simply gathering, analyzing, making decisions, and acting on data. It's for companies that have the expectation to be more productive than they were the day before. Going from point A to point B,...

Manufacturing Reporting: Are Whiteboards enough Today?

Manufacturing Reporting: Are Whiteboards enough Today?

Manufacturing reporting and data collection have always been important. The manufacturing sector is becoming more competitive each day. Manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to set themselves apart, make more revenue, and increase operational efficiency. IIoT,...

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