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Weighted OEE: How To Calculate Total Plant OEE

In this post we will present a simple method to calculate a truly weighted OEE, including weighted factors Availability, Performance, and Quality. The QUICK weighted OEE method: Recalling our original definition of OEE, we are measuring how effectively our planned production time (net available time) is used to make a quality (saleable) product.  The weighted OEE then is the total time […]

How to Calculate OEE – The Real OEE Formula with Examples

A lot of time and effort is wasted collecting and analyzing data and the results.  Fortunately, Overall Equipment Effectiveness, or OEE, is one of those metrics that is easily calculated and can be applied to any process, department, or the entire organization. We have created  a number of Excel spreadsheets that are immediately available from our FREE Downloads page or from the […]

OEE, Downtime, and TEEP

We have received several inquiries regarding equipment down time – periods of time when the machine is not scheduled to run.  We consider this to be scheduled down time or idle time and does not affect Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), since no production was planned during this period. OEE measures overall equipment effectiveness during planned production or SCHEDULED up time.  Do […]