September 22, 2021

Quality Monitoring on the Plant Floor, including Cuppers and Bodymakers

The Acumence Product Manager, Steve Klabak, discusses how Acumence helps two-piece can manufacturers with quality monitoring on the plant floor.  How the Acumence team partners with […]
August 20, 2021

Data Warehouses and Data Marts: An Overview for Manufacturers

What are Data Warehouses and Data Marts? Data is the lifeblood of any good decision-making process.  With the rise of big data and advanced analytics, there has […]
July 19, 2021

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) for Can Manufacturing

  Why is OEE Important to Can Manufacturing? OEE, or Overall Equipment Effectiveness, is critical in the can manufacturing process because the speed at which cans […]
June 22, 2021

Where Should Sensors Be Located On Your Two Piece Can Making Line?

Are You Collecting Enough Data? Does the data from the machines on your shop floor answer the top 3 questions? What is my production WIP? Is […]
April 16, 2021

Announcing Acumence’s New Mobile App – Can Manufacturing Monitoring On The Go

Transform Your Manufacturing Operations with Acumence’s Easy-to-Deploy Mobile Client The new Acumence mobile app extends the ability of management, engineers, and production supervisors to track and […]
March 22, 2021

5 Ways Aluminum Cans the Competition

The Presidential Policy Brief, published January 2021 by The Aluminum Association, outlines the benefits of Aluminum for the US economy. We’ve summarized this report for the […]
February 15, 2021

The Bodymaker and Trimmer: A Look Inside the Aluminum Can Manufacturing Process

Aluminum can manufacturing plants produce millions of cans per day relying on high-speed equipment, control systems, and technology to monitor performance.  All are essential to creating […]
January 18, 2021

2021 Can Making Trends

While the world continues to navigate COVID-19 realities, can manufacturers are striving to remain focused, adaptable, and competitive as they scramble to increase production capacity to […]
December 15, 2020

From Mainframe Computers of the 1980s to the Smarter, Faster, Decision-Fueling Systems of Today: Explore the History of Data Collection 

A decade-by-decade look at how manufacturing technology has evolved, from 1980 to 2020 and beyond. Real-time, accurate, enterprise-wide data may be the gold standard now, but […]