Mold Shop Invests in Machine Monitoring

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Mold Shop Invests in Smart Machine Monitoring Request More Info Why a Mold Shop Invests in Monitoring? In business since 1892, Freeman has evolved and grown over that time. Part of that evolution was the investment in Machine Monitoring. “We’re investing not only in the equipment, but the people and the software upfront to try […]

Phillips Precision Invests in Smart Machine Monitoring

FactoryWiz Machine Monitoring and Phillips Precision Medicraft

Phillips Precision Medicraft invests in Machine Monitoring  Video Case Study Phillips Precision Medicraft invests in Smart Machine Monitoring. “It’s a big step in the final frontier in LEAN manufacturing and LEAN accounting”, said John Phillips, President, Implants and Instrumentation Division.  Visualizing Machine Data Tony Gunn talks with Paul Cawley, the Production Engineer Lead at Phillips […]

Benchmark’s Precision Technology Group Finding Capacity with FactoryWiz Monitoring

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Benchmark’s Precision Technology Group Finding Capacity with FactoryWiz Monitoring Recently published in CNC West. Precision Technology has deployed FactoryWiz Machine Monitoring systems on it’s advanced CNC machining centers throughout the facilities. There are well over 100 machine tied into monitoring. ““If a machine is down for a certain amount of time, a message is sent […]

“Lights Out Manufacturing” at Selway Open House

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FactoryWiz President, Richard Hefner, and Tony Gunn talk “Lights Out Manufacturing” at the Selway Open House 2022 “We’re working with a lot of customers who have automation to give them dashboards before they leave on Friday afternoon, look at all of the tool groups and machines….and we give them a dashboard where they can see […]

Monitoring Machine Tools? Don’t Discount DNC

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Integrating Machine Tool Monitoring with Distributed Numerical Control (DNC) software can augment CNC data collection and can make machine monitoring much more powerful. Standard monitoring systems can “get 90% of the way there” according to Richard Hefner, President of  FactoryWiz Monitoring. In particular, DNC’s ability to connect to the native protocols of multiple controls and […]

Improve Shop Floor Productivity with TV Dashboards

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When considering the most impactful element of a manufacturing data collection platform on productivity, the answer is unequivocally the factory floor dashboards. This is such a critical element that we mandate every potential customer to deploy at least one TV on the shop floor. In our experience, sites improve Shop Floor Productivity with TV Dashboards, […]

Lights Out Manufacturing

In light of the recent global virus situation and changing market conditions, we’ve had conversations with our customers and prospects about their operational needs. A recurring theme is the necessity to maintain production and keep machines running, while simultaneously adhering to remote work mandates and social distancing policies. Mitigating Risks While Maintaining Production To protect […]

FactoryWiz Flexible Tablet Interface

FactoryWiz continues to innovate and offer new features that address common challenges faced in the industry. One such feature, often requested, is a customizable Machine Operator Tablet that incorporates a standardized company aesthetic. The newly developed FactoryWiz Flexible Tablet Interface offers customers the ability to easily tailor the User Interface to meet their unique needs. […]

What is Machine Monitoring?

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Machine Monitoring equips you with the ability to track your machines’ activities in real time and accumulate valuable data to enhance machine uptime and overall efficiency. Our manufacturing monitoring system enables production managers to analyze critical production data in real time via interactive dashboards, charts, graphs, e-mails, and text messages from any web-enabled device. Enhancing […]