To dive deeper into different challenges related to Industry 4.0, have a look at two of our most popular content pieces regarding Manufacturing Execution Systems, and Supply Chain Planning.
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Industry has to respond to changes in the business environment faster than ever. Start with integrating and redesigning your processes, operations and automation to make your business smarter, safer and more sustainable. Then optimize your value chain and the use of your resources with next-generation technologies. We cover all key operations on your roadmap towards the fourth industrial revolution.
Healthy assets are the foundation of a healthy business. Get the most out of your industrial machinery with the Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, Big Data and predictive analytics.Read more Read more
Supply Chain Planning, also called Master Planning, lets you orchestrate the entire supply chain with predictions of future requirements to balance supply and demand.Read more Read more
Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) is the pacemaker of a factory or manufacturing facility. With it, raw materials and production capacity can be allocated optimally to meet demand. It is the best way to make your processes leaner.Read more Read more
The smooth transition of a wide range of cargoes, each with their own specific handling and storage requirements, pass through the world's ports and terminals every day, all under strict control to get them to their destination on time.Read more Read more
The Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is the cockpit from which all the activities on the factory floor can be controlled and monitored.Read more Read more
A warehouse management system (WMS) is software designed to support and control all activities in the warehouse from the receiving of material, putaway and stock keeping to efficient picking, packing and delivery.Read more Read more
The fundamental basis for any manufacturing or logistics operation is good quality material. A quality management system (QMS) is software specifically designed for the meticulous management of quality.Read more Read more
Digital technologies are transforming the oil and gas industry from production to refining. Operations spanning multiple regions, with heavy capital investments and extended supply chains are ready for the leap towards operational efficiency and sustainability.Read more Read more
Outokumpu, a world leader in stainless steel, competes with their ability to create the most streamlined process to cast steel. Nortal took them one step further.
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Industry 4.0 connects processes, people and technology into one intelligent unit. It is founded on machine intelligence, smart operations and a well-designed supply chain, which delivers products quickly to the end-customer, with minimal waste, always thinking ahead. Here is an overview of benefits you can expect during your journey.
With people, processes, and technology seamlessly interconnected with data, processes become more predictable. The agility to respond to changes is a key success factor for any company but those who can actually predict disturbances before they happen have a true competitive advantage.
Kaizen (改善), is the Japanese word for continuous improvement. In business, it means continuously making all functions better and more efficient and involve all employees from the CEO to the assembly line workers.
Better decision-making can be achieved with a common toolset for collective innovation and total company involvement – constant collaboration with stakeholders and coordinated management.
Lean production drives you to keep on investigating the issues until they have been dispensed with. Do more with less, reduce production lead times with rapid responses to changes in demand by allocating assets and planning production efficiently.
Your manufacturing facility and your supply chain can be set up so everything you need is visualized and all the information you need to manage your industrial processes is at your fingertips.