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 […]
May 14, 2021

Digital Transformation: An Essential Disruption to Can Making and Discrete Manufacturers

Manufacturing is unquestionably going digital, and smart technologies are the most recent in a long line of technological developments. Whether it’s referred to as the Industrial […]
April 16, 2021
For Plant Managers & Executives

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 […]
November 16, 2020

The History of Canning and Can Making

Green beans, Vienna sausages, tuna, peaches, soup, soda, and more!  What canned staples are in your pantry right now?  Have you ever pondered the history of […]
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