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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
When it comes to achieving transformation, there is more than one way to achieve this goal. You can do things piecemeal, focusing on a single system at a time. Or, you could take a holistic approach. Which is better?
A new generation of technologies has transformed workplaces and our perception of productivity, and every business is now, in a sense, a technology business. The same goes for manufacturing, where enhancing growth and profitability is becoming increasingly dependent on digitalization initiatives.
It has always been “the customer is king”, but in today’s connected, customer-centric world, this phrase is more important than ever. Customer experiences are influencing buying decisions at increasing rates, making net promoter scores (NPS) more critical to differentiating yourself in highly-competitive markets.
Think of smart manufacturing as a journey. For any journey, you need a road map. Read on to learn what you need to know about launching a smart factory initiative.
While automation certainly isn’t a brand new idea in the world of manufacturing, it is currently gaining unimaginable levels of momentum thanks to the emergence of Industry 4.0 and technologies such as AI and Machine Learning.