Accelerate your journey to Manufacturing 4.0 by capturing manufacturing data and operator insights at scale.

Not Data. Insights.

If you need to increase velocity, minimize the cost of poor quality, gain real-time visibility into production issues, or increase asset utilization, should you:

(1) listen to your IoT data?


(2) talk to your machine operators?

The answer is both.

If you need to improve performance, you must make better decisions. To make better decisions, you need better insights. And to gain better insights, you must combine operator observations with machine data. The secret to achieving Manufacturing 4.0 is capturing manufacturing data and operator insights at scale.

Introducing OEE CONNECT

OEE CONNECT is an offering from MCA Connect that combines machine data operator insights at scale. It captures tribal knowledge about shop-floor performance, aggregates equipment data in real-time, and leverages key insights to help you make smarter, more-informed decisions, and drive enterprise performance. OEE CONNECT is the platform for conducting root-cause analysis and driving continuous improvement by comparing data from shop floor systems with first-hand accounts from shop floor operators.

OEE Defined

OEE stands for Overall Equipment Effectiveness: the gold standard for measuring your manufacturing performance. It measures Equipment Availability, Equipment Performance, and Product Quality. This is calculated by multiplying Availability by your Performance by your Quality, and then expressing the result as a percentage. The closer that number is to 100%, the better.

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Voice of the Operator solicits regular input from your shop floor operators and integrates that data with information from your ERP. This observational data from your operators supplements data found in the Machine Historian.

Voice of the Operator

Next time one of your operators tells you they want to provide you feedback, tell them you have an app for that.

Voice of the Operator is a proprietary App from MCA Connect that your shop-floor equipment operators use to close your feedback loop. It connects your shop floor to your back-office ERP. Operators receive alerts sent to the Operator App, asking them to confirm and troubleshoot identified problems.

If action is required, the solution enables operators or supervisors to issue a fix-ticket to have the machine serviced, resulting in more up-time and improved quality control.

Using the Microsoft Power Platform, Voice of the Operator allows you to easily and visually understand critical manufacturing KPIs.

OEE Dashboard

Using shop floor data, the OEE Dashboard from MCA Connect monitors and analyzes your equipment performance so that you better predict facility production and optimize production performance.

The OEE Dashboard features multiple Microsoft Power BI dashboards to help you to easily collect, measure and track OEE data.

With the OEE Dashboard, you visually understand exactly where you stand in real time with your equipment availability, equipment performance and product quality for each assembly line in your plant.

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Consolidate Your Success

Accelerate Into Manufacturing 4.0


Increase velocity

Minimize the cost of poor quality


Increase asset utilization


Real-time visibility into production

Get million-dollar insights
(without spending millions of dollars)

OEE CONNECT is a nimble, cost-effective, problem-solving tool with simple, straightforward functional processes that do not require a seven-figure Manufacturing Execution System deployment.

Client Success

“After implementing our analytics tools, we’ve been impressed that such large-scale business processes have not been impeded at all by performance issues. The system purrs like a kitten.”

Lonn Bate, Director of Information Systems

CES Energy Solutions

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“MCA Connect was instrumental in helping us value-stream our business. They understand all aspects of process flow, including people, machines and materials. They know Lean manufacturing and they know Dynamics.”

Bill Battershell, CFO

Rochester Gauges

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“MCA Connect feels like part of our team. Their consultants are great at what they do, very professional and organized, but also warm and friendly.”

Codi Nichols, Project Lead


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