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Siemens solution helps Chocolates Valor build a streamlined factory for top-quality products

Opcenter APS drives the digitalization of industrial processes at Chocolates Valor by streamlining production planning “With Opcenter APS we have gained 16 hours per week for the planner resource dedicated to sequencing production”. - Jordi Barbero, Supply Chain Manager Chocolates Valor A leader in chocolates for [...]

Siemens solution helps Chocolates Valor build a streamlined factory for top-quality products2022-10-17T09:06:47+00:00

Siemens solutions enable Natural One to improve production and product quality

Using Opcenter APS to reduce production planning process from three days to two hours with greater reliability “Just after implementing Opcenter APS the first improvement, we identified was the time needed for short-term production planning went from two days to three hours with greater reliability”. - Jessica Nogueira, Head [...]

Siemens solutions enable Natural One to improve production and product quality2022-09-29T11:08:17+00:00

Tubular parts manufacturer uses Opcenter APS to increase administrative efficiency of work centers by 87 percent

Tubular parts manufacturer uses Opcenter APS to increase administrative efficiency of work centers by 87 percent Siemens Digital Industries Software solution enables Proform to better meet deadlines and significantly multiply workload. A small company with a long reach Founded in 1967 and located southwest of Lyon, France, [...]

Tubular parts manufacturer uses Opcenter APS to increase administrative efficiency of work centers by 87 percent2022-09-21T15:24:19+00:00

Improving operational efficiencies in mining equipment manufacturing

Opcenter APS helps Masaba Canada improve on-time deliveries by 15 percent A leader in mining equipment Masaba Inc. is a manufacturer of mining and aggregate equipment. Masaba Canada was first established in 2009, when Masaba Mining was experiencing a high demand for its equipment. The facility was originally located [...]

Improving operational efficiencies in mining equipment manufacturing2022-09-21T15:19:29+00:00

Electrification and the impact on the UK automotive sector

Electrification and the impact on the UK automotive sector Sales of battery electric (BEV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV/PHEV) are increasing rapidly, recently accelerated by escalating fuel prices and the creation of ever more clean-air zones within and around towns and cities. As automotive manufacturers, keen to demonstrate their green [...]

Electrification and the impact on the UK automotive sector2022-08-16T07:34:41+00:00

The importance of agility in keeping manufacturers competitive

The importance of agility in keeping manufacturers competitive Agility can be defined as the ability to easily adapt to changing situations. The goal of agile manufacturing is to quickly respond to customer and market demands to take advantage of small windows of opportunity in rapidly changing markets, or to be [...]

The importance of agility in keeping manufacturers competitive2022-08-16T07:25:22+00:00

Industry 4.0: Solutions for Today – Strategies for the Future

ATS BLOG Industry 4.0: Solutions for Today - Strategies for the Future This interview with Martin Kelman was first published in the Engineering magazine. Do you have a working definition of Industry 4.0? Industry 4.0 is about data and the services that can be enabled using data. It [...]

Industry 4.0: Solutions for Today – Strategies for the Future2022-09-12T10:06:56+00:00

How does Advanced Planning & Scheduling Software (APS) fit in a Just-in-Time (JIT) World?

How does Advanced Planning & Scheduling Software (APS) fit in a Just-in-Time (JIT) World? Dan Hahn, Senior Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Lean Scheduling International, with over 20 years in manufacturing technologies including system selection, project management, implementation, and development. Whether you have a Just-in-Time (JIT) program in place with your vendors [...]

How does Advanced Planning & Scheduling Software (APS) fit in a Just-in-Time (JIT) World?2022-10-28T10:24:29+00:00

Reducing Waste in Process Industries

What is the True Cost of Your Wasted Products and How Can You Reduce It? The true cost of wasted products in process manufacturing industries goes far beyond the cost of lost product. It spills over into stockpiles, productivity, downtime and much more. On the plus side, this means that as you [...]

Reducing Waste in Process Industries2022-09-26T07:33:55+00:00

Knowledge wildfire and Industry 4.0

Knowledge, it spreads like wildfire. Yet all this knowledge does not yet translate to increases in productivity. The Manufacturing Operations Management Institute and the Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association are trying to change thatThis article was first published in the Spring 2019 issue of The Record Magazine. When the first Industry 4.0 report was handed over [...]

Knowledge wildfire and Industry 4.02022-08-09T08:28:36+00:00
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