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Intelligent Manufacturing Solutions
We help process, discrete, and lean manufacturers embrace innovation as the worlds of operations and information technology converge – enabling smart products, connected operations, cost savings and increased revenue.
The global supply chain is the foundation for every manufacturer’s planning, sourcing, production, sales, and financial success. When managed well, it will drive velocity, encourage innovation, and increase profits. However, if managed poorly, it will increase costs, reduce quality, and inhibit success.
FDA Regulated Manufacturing
In addition to the challenges faced by any manufacturer, the Life Sciences and Food industries must also be able to support long product development life cycles, comply with increasingly stringent regulatory, and improve product quality while operating with razor thin margins.
Lean manufacturers rely on visual management boards and cues, pull-based supply chains, levelized flow with JIT production, eliminating waste, and fostering continuous improvement. When traditional IT systems like ERP are forced onto lean processes, the effects can be extremely damaging.
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In 2018, IT spending is projected to reach a total of $3.7 trillion worldwide, which is an increase of 6.2% from last year according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. It’s a constant challenge to keep your IT costs down without weakening service, quality or security.
When people first learn about lean, they become excited by its simplicity and the exceptional benefits it brings. They mistakenly believe that because the concepts of lean are so simple that implementing it in a company should be equally simple, but that is rarely the case.
Digitalization is Becoming the standandard and the companies investing in smart factories now will get decide what the future of manufacturing is going to look like. Chek our Smart Factories Infographic.
Latest Blog Posts
Today, all you hear about is data, data and more data. It is becoming increasing critical for leading manufacturing organization to have the ability to access, analyze and manage the vast amounts of data to stay competitive and ensure profitability.
In one of our blog posts, we defined what a smart factory is and the factors that have led to its creation. But, just because a factory is automated and uses the technologies mentioned in the last post, does that make it smart?
Deloitte has identified the five key characteristics of a smart factory – read on to learn what it takes for a factory to be truly intelligent.
The Internet of Things is a core element of the ongoing digital transformation initiatives across the globe. Its ability to optimize manufacturing processes is already causing disruption across different industries.
Today’s challenges from increased competition, complex regulatory requirements and heightened safety demands are putting pressure on the manufacturing industry. How can organizations face these challenges and excel in this competitive environment?
The benefits of connected devices to B2C companies are clear – there’s significant consumer demand for “smart” products, and by manufacturing those products, companies can satisfy their customers. However, what’s in it for B2B firms?
The Industrial Internet of Things is an important tool which empowers manufacturers with end-to-end, real-time insights and recommendations about their production and other business processes.