For over 100 years, the Zeelandia family business has been delivering raw baking materials for bread and confectionary. With 3100 employees all over the world, in 23 production plants from Kenya to Russia, Zeelandia has become a large international player.
Measuring OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) is crucial to process improvement. Without good measurements both at the start and during the improvement process it is impossible to find waste and to implement improvements.
Essentra is a multinational plastics manufacturer, listed on the London Stock Exchange. The location in Buitenpost, Friesland (a province of the Netherlands), has 50 production lines and produces many different plastic profiles.
Customer story Flamco: Production of expansion vessels at Flamco: Up to 50% reduction in maintenance
Flamco is the largest supplier of expansion vessels and mounting materials for expansion vessels. Flamco started with Cierpa OEE in 2008 because manual measurements did not lead to a precise and clear insight into the machine shutdowns.
Customer story: Result Philips Lighting: Cost reduction and sales increase
Philips is the world market leader in the production of fluorescent tube starters. Philips wanted to replace the existing measuring system - write it down on paper, enter it in Access - and automate it.