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February 19, 2019 by Vern Puchalski

Automation Staff’s Guide to the FAB Manager’s Universe
Key steps to aligning factory staff for improved factory performance
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Manufacturing OptimizationManufacturing AutomationDispatchingSEMI E10Equipment Utilization

February 05, 2019 by Jim Connett

E10 Unmasked – Part 4, Q & A
SEMI E10 equipment state data questions are answered in the finale of the 4-part series "E10 Unmasked".
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January 22, 2019 by Vern Puchalski

Understanding Dispatching Timers
Clarify operator understanding of (and correctly implement) dispatching timers with a little help from Vern Puchalski.
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SEMI E10Smart ManufacturingManufacturing AutomationManufacturing Optimization

January 08, 2019 by Jim Connett

E10 Unmasked – Part 3, Evacuations, Mindless Robots, and Missing Operators
The third in a 4-part series explaining SEMI E10 equipment states and how they can be leveraged to improve productivity and reduce costs related to capital expenses, raw material, and human labor hours.
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December 27, 2018 by Jim Connett

E10 Unmasked – Part 2, The Big Three
The second in a 4-part series explaining SEMI E10 equipment states and how they can be leveraged to improve productivity and reduce costs related to capital expenses, raw material, and human labor hours.
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December 13, 2018 by Helen Leps

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December 11, 2018 by Jim Connett

E10 Unmasked – Part 1
The first in a 4-part series explaining SEMI E10 equipment states and how they can be leveraged to improve productivity and reduce costs related to capital expenses, raw material, and human labor hours.
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Artificial IntelligenceContinuous Production Forecasting

November 20, 2018 by Dr. Gerhard Luhn

On imagination and thinking – the role of expertise in microelectronics, and the link to artificial intelligence
Artificial Intelligence has limits related to true learning, particularly in the microelectronics manufacturing industry where imagination, thinking, and real world expertise are required to discover new phenomena and build phenomenal models.
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DispatchingProcess Capability

November 14, 2018 by Vern Puchalski

Dispatching – What is it?
4 key characteristics of an effective dispatching system to achieve overall equipment efficiency. Automation and dispatching solutions for microelectronics manufacturers.
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Material TrackingAutomationSemiconductor

November 06, 2018 by Thomas Lang

Carrier and Material Tracking in Production
Cost and feature comparisons of material tracking systems for carrier and material tracking in production.
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Smart ManufacturingFactory ManagementSemiconductor

October 30, 2018 by Vern Puchalski

The FAB Manager’s Guide to the Automation Staff’s Universe
Key steps to aligning factory staff for improved factory performance
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Equipment UtilizationMESOEE

October 19, 2018 by Vern Puchalski

Named Process Capabilities – What are they?
Process capability systems model complex manufacturing equipment states, improve tool control functionality, and increase equipment utilization.
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PressNews

July 20, 2018 by Helen Leps

SYSTEMA in the news!
Local news report on SYSTEMA’s expansion plans and our partnership with Infineon.
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Signature DetectionUSESemiconductor

July 05, 2018 by André Schaaf-Ledermüller

The Evolution of USE Part 3
The Evolution of USE Part 3 – On the road to the future
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USESemiconductorSignature Detection

July 04, 2018 by André Schaaf-Ledermüller

The Evolution of USE Part 2
The Evolution of USE Part 2 – USE, a long journey
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SemiconductorUSESignature Detection

July 03, 2018 by André Schaaf-Ledermüller

The Evolution of USE Part 1
Where everything starts...
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