PlantPerformance logbook - improving efficiency through collaboration and information sharing

The PlantPerformance logbook is an indispensable resource for maintaining and improving collaboration and information sharing in a production facility. The digital logbook allows companies in manufacturing industries to document various aspects of the operation and status of the production plant. The information stored in the logbook contributes to better decision support and traceability of various events in production. The logbook contributes to increased efficiency in the daily and strategic management of the business. And efficiency is what every company wants to achieve, right?

In production plants, activities are constantly going on and things happen all the time that are not automatically captured by any system, but can be valuable information for the operator, the shift team, the production management, the maintenance staff or any other function in the company. Using the PlantPerformance logbook, the operator, or any other user, can easily record such information as entries in the logbook. These can be different types of entries such as "oil on the floor at line 3", "increased moisture content on line 4", and so on. The entries can be categorized as different types, linked to the entire plant, plant section or specific machine, linked to shift, role, person, etc.

When a shift team goes on their shift, they can easily sort out all the entries made during the previous shift to get an idea if there is anything they should be aware of or address during their shift. Efficient, time-saving and safe.

Other users can link comments to a post. This allows you to create threads around an issue where everyone collaborates and solves problems together directly in the digital logbook. In this way, the logbook contributes to cooperation and information sharing, while everything is documented and traceable, which makes it easier to go back and look at similar situations in the future.

The logbook can also publish information addressed to all or specific roles, shifts or persons. This may involve making users aware of deviations from the normal, such as temporary operating instructions that apply for a limited period, closed passages due to maintenance work, etc. For important information, the system can handle acknowledgement from users who have read the information.

The information from the logbook can be visualized together with production data, quality data, availability data and other data of value to form the basis for reporting and decision support in, for example, pulse meetings, weekly meetings and more strategic decision-making meetings.

The logbook also enables improved communication and collaboration within the organization. Users from different departments can easily share information and notes on important events or changes. This reduces the risk of misunderstandings and helps ensure that everyone is on the same page when it comes to plant operations. It saves time and resources while promoting inclusiveness across different roles and parts of the company.

The conclusion is that the logbook plays a crucial role in optimizing the performance and efficiency of production plants. By providing a structured platform to collaborate, document, analyze and communicate about plant operations, the logbook helps companies save time, reduce downtime and maximize productivity. It is an indispensable tool for modern production operations that strive for continuous improvement and growth.

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PlantPerformance includes features for order management, machine connectivity, stop, breakdown and loss statistics (TAK/OEE), collection, storage and visualization of metrics, logbook, checklists and workflows, deviation management, activities (Kanban board), daily management, integration, visualization and reporting, advanced data analysis.

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Magnus Severin, Chief Sales Officer at Plantvision AB Magnus Severin, Chief Sales Officer at Plantvision AB
Magnus Severin
Senior Advisor

Article author

Magnus Severin, Chief Sales Officer at Plantvision AB Magnus Severin, Chief Sales Officer at Plantvision AB
Magnus Severin
Senior Advisor

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