The main motive for a manufacturing plant will be to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the equipment, resulting in an overall increase in productivity of the plant.

Six Big Losses in lean manufacturing is a concept to categorize productivity loss from an equipment’s perspective. It directly aligns with OEE and gives a more detailed take on the 3 OEE losses- Availability, Performance, and Quality.

OEE factors Availability, Performance, and Quality map with the 6-Big Losses of Manufacturing providing a more concrete and manageable framework to categorize your losses.