Industrial Equipment companies face a variety of production scenarios during actual production, from series to tailored “order of one” products manufactured to customer specification. They need flexibility to go from one to the other and real-time visibility and control into plants and supplier operations to analyze and improve performance on a global and local scale. With visibility comes intelligence and traceability of tasks and resource utilization.
Any Product, Any Plant addresses Manufacturing Operations Management and provides Industrial Equipment companies with a unified approach to managing and synchronizing their global manufacturing operations. From high-volume series component manufacturing to low volume “order of one” production, Any Product Any Plant is based on a flexible infrastructure that quickly adapts to changing production situations and schedules while improving equipment utilization. Operations are tracked and synchronized as are material requirements across sites, reducing machine idle time for increased effectiveness and reduced inventory costs.
Key capabilities and benefits:
Increase production throughput by 25%
Improved overall equipment effetiveness of 22% in a core machining area
Reduce inventory by more than 25%
Order of one and series production flexibility
Digital work instructions and processes for true paperless manufacturing
Material synchronization for increased machine effectiveness