You add up the mass of raw materials your facility consumes each day, look at the products it’s made, and the numbers just don’t balance—until you look at skids of rework and a dumpster topped off with the day’s malformed products and/or damaged packages.
Enabling manufacturers to meet EU regulations for food information to consumers, the CSB-System Nutritional Value Management system calculates, identifies and manages all ingredients, nutritional values, allergens and genetically modified ingredients in a production process.
Used to pull and analyze data from multiple sources, Synchrono SyncOperations version 6.0 manufacturing intelligence software includes a workflow automation engine, a data historian and the ability to connect and aggregate data from enterprise systems and machines.
IBM has launched a new community designed to help developers – from novice to experienced – quickly and easily learn how to connect Internet of Things (IoT) devices to the cloud and how to use data coming from those connected devices.
If run to failure is no longer an option, food and beverage processors have alternative ways to keep their equipment running at peak performance levels; they can plan maintenance schedules based on OEM suggestions.
The Loftware Spectrum 2.5.3 browser-based, all-in-one Enterprise labeling solution includes a text box field that allows sizing fonts to a fixed area, as well as configuring a variety of text formatting options; label and object thumbnails provide verification of the labels.
While some consider cloud-based software to be more cost effective and efficient that its counterparts, a new survey of manufacturers found that 66 percent saw improvements in plant productivity after deploying the systems.
KPIs and measures serve to crystallize business strategy, align the organization and clarify accountability. The people, the measures, the accountability, the review and response process and the actions taken are the greater drivers of strategy delivery.