Toward Zero Blog

Exploring Catalyst to Reduce MES Risk

Take any hundred companies who are exploring the deployment of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), follow them through 5 years, and here's what you'll find:

An unexpected move Toward Zero™

Last year, a tier 1 automotive supplier moved Toward Zero™ unplanned downtime by implementing a system to monitor machine tool performance. The results were surprising.

Ingredients of Giveaway Reduction

The Challenge:

A food ingredient company in the Midwest was losing product in there manufacturing process, but couldn't see where the product was going.

Pumping the data

The Challenge:

An automotive transmission pump manufacturer was experiencing frequent micro-downtime events with an unknown cause.  

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Exploring Catalyst to Reduce MES Risk

Take any hundred companies who are exploring the deployment of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), follow them through 5 years, and here's what you'll find:

An unexpected move Toward Zero™

Last year, a tier 1 automotive supplier moved Toward Zero™ unplanned downtime by implementing a system to monitor machine tool performance. The results were surprising.

Ingredients of Giveaway Reduction

The Challenge:

A food ingredient company in the Midwest was losing product in there manufacturing process, but couldn't see where the product was going.

Pumping the data

The Challenge:

An automotive transmission pump manufacturer was experiencing frequent micro-downtime events with an unknown cause.  

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