Maintenance & Productivity

Operations, maintenance and repair: safety first, middle and last

Posted on 8 Mar 2012 by

Tom Moore talks to Stephen Smith, supply chain and operations director at plasterboard manufacturer British Gypsum, who explains that the company’s excellent safety record is down to time not money after another two of its sites hit a one million hours zero lost time accidents milestone.

Creating the perfect picture of health

Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by Tim Brown

The Hull manufacturing site of Smith & Nephew is well on its way to being one of the leanest and most efficient health-product operation in the world. At the cutting edge of advanced wound management, the company is using the Idhammar OEE System in a fully-automated environment as a key componen…

OEE the Premier way

Premier Foods Bisto production line
Posted on 10 Jan 2012 by Tim Brown

Premier Foods is the UK’s largest food producer, with over 60 UK and Ireland sites, around 15 thousand employees, and a £2.7 billion turnover. It’s no wonder then that Premier Foods has people with cohesive vision and a big agenda leading the organisation. This case study looks at Pre

Implementing OEE Systems – Report

Posted on 9 Jan 2012 by Tim Brown

Idhammar Implementing OEE Systems The last 10 years have charted a steady rise in the level of interest that senior manufacturing managers pay to organisational asset management.

This trend coincides with the increase in asset cost and complexity, especially of plant equipment, making it eve…