Author: Elisa Costa

WHAT’S LIMITING YOUR FACTORY’S PERFORMANCE (AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT) This Performance Management Webinar gives you the insights you need to understand what's limiting your factory's performance, and the tools you need to improve your operation. During the webinar you'll learn how to: Improve response time to performance issues on the line Establish Lean principles related to OEE and performance Set up and configure...

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HOW AN EFFECTIVE QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DRIVES BOTTOM-LINE RESULTS Reducing the cost of poor quality represents a significant contribution to a healthy bottom line. But consider the challenges associated with sustainable quality improvement. What are the causes of poor quality? Are they design-related? Could they be caused by components, ingredients, or services? Could equipment play a role in identified quality problems? There are many variables...

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MAXIMIZE PRODUCTIVITY THROUGH MORE EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT You want to reduce your cost of maintenance while ensuring maximum uptime of production processes. That requires access to critical business intelligence about your manufacturing operations, including actual utilization, breakdowns, and run times of equipment. Find out how you can have this information available in real time, to optimize the scheduling of maintenance activities, simplify the process of...

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ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS YELDS SIGNIFICANT PRODUCTIVITY GAINS   Wyeth is well known as an over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical company with brands like Robitussin and Advil. Wyeth has become on the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Wyeth, now part of Pfizer, needed a solution that was scalable and fit with existing infrastructure, while meeting strict IT requirements and without production disruption.   TrakSYS™ was the clear choice for the solution...

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CONTROLLING VARIABILITY IN PRODUCTION TIME   With well-known brands like Claritin and Clarinex, pharmaceutical company Schering-Plough also manufactures brands like Dr. Scholl’s and Coppertone. Schering-Plough needed a solution that could help them simplify their complex processes and overcome the following challenges. Accuracy and timeliness of manufacturing data. Maintaining the highest product quality while significantly reducing production costs. Wide variability in needed production time for similar products. Schedule...

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WORLD CLASS MAIL   As a part of its World-Class Manufacturing (WCM) initiative, Royal Mail needed a visual performance management system that could replace their time-consuming, often inaccurate, paper-based processes. For this Royal Mail turned to Parsec and their MES solution TrakSYS™.   Royal Mail met the return on investment in months by monitoring availability and performance, and used KPI reports delivering business intelligence from the shop floor to...

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MANAGE INVENTORY MORE EFFECTIVELY USING REAL-TIME DATA To manage inventory effectively you need to gather accurate quantities, locations, and status from across your enterprise, including ERP, batch, receiving, production, and even your extended supply chain. Please attend an informative 45-minute webinar to see how by taking advantage of Parsec’s TrakSYS Manufacturing Operations Management software platform, you can significantly improve your inventory management program, and your...

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COMPLEXITIES IN COMPLIANCE MADE SIMPLE WITH MODULAR MES   The medical device industry is often on the cutting edge of technology and innovation. Driven by explosive growth, the sector has become one of the largest in the world, with a market size of almost $150 billion. To excel in this highly competitive industry, Proteus needed a software solution that could unify their production workflows and unique processes.   The...

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DISCOVERING TARGET RATES AND PRIORITIZING LOSSES   As a global leader in vitamins and supplements, Pharmavite needed a software solution that could keep up with their growing demand and increase capacity while giving insight into their operations.   Pharmavite was using MS Word & ERP entry forms to track uptime performance, later moving to an Excel based OEE tracking system. However, these solutions were not real-time nor capable of...

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ACCURATE BATCHING & DECREASING MATERIAL WASTE   With animal health as the top concern for Navobi, decreasing product variation and maintaining a high quality standard was paramount. Navobi’s state of the art facility in the Netherlands needed a manufacturing operations management software to match its cutting edge factory. With its extensibility and ease of use, TrakSYS™ was easily implemented and achieved a full ROI in only 12...

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