Posts Tagged ‘Enrico De Carolis’

Improving Machine Reliability and OEE with IIoT Analytics at the Device Level

Posted in Discrete and Industrial, Fluid and Motion Control on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Enrico De Carolis, Vice President of Global Technology, Fluid & Motion Control at Emerson It’s a startling fact: a typical packaging line’s overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is about 45-55 percent, meaning that only about half of its planned production time is truly productive. And packaging lines with lower OEE experience increased stops, excess scrappage […]

Enabling Safer Operator-Machine Interactions through Enhanced Control of Machine Stoppages

Posted in Packaging, Safety on Friday, March 23rd, 2018. No comments yet
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Authors: Enrico De Carolis, Mike Johnson As packaging line machinery has become more sophisticated, it’s also become more complex. This increased complexity, coupled with a high number of interactions between operators and machines, increases the potential for safety incidents. For example, in the packaging world, production lines may stop for manual loading 10-30 times per […]

Packaging Machine Operations with Zoned Safety

Posted in Food & Beverage, Packaging on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017. No comments yet
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At the PACK EXPO conference, Emerson’s Enrico De Carolis described the challenges packaging lines face in maintaining safety to keep operational personnel out of harm’s way and be compliant with stringent machine safety regulations. Despite ongoing pressure to reduce total incident rate (TIR), data from a 2016 report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]