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Milliken is a global innovation company and world class manufacturer that has developed proven systems that help companies improve their workplace safety, business performance, and sustainability. Performance Solutions by Milliken works alongside clients to help create gains and also sustain them long-term. Our approach is called MPS and is a proven system, founded on employee engagement, clear leadership direction, standardized methodology, and cross functional teamwork. It connects strategic efforts holistically compared to traditional singular implementation methods and works to deliver the best customer experience. Performance Solutions by Milliken offers services worldwide in a variety of industries and business segments.
As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. Our innovations enable approximately 300,000 customers worldwide to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP Innovations empower manufacturers to manage information and processes simultaneously across their extended ecosystems – and become a live digital business. SAP newest innovation SAP Leonardo connects things with people and processes to help companies to innovate on business models, business processes and the way how people work The LoB Digital Supply Chain addresses all processes and solutions which are relevant for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) or Chief Supply Chain Officer in manufacturing-, asset-, and distribution intensive industries and is powered by SAP Leonardo.
Siemens Digital Industries Software, a business unit of Siemens Digital Industries, is a leading global provider of software solutions to drive the digital transformation of industry, creating new opportunities for manufacturers to realize innovation. With headquarters in Plano, Texas, and over 140,000 customers worldwide, we work with companies of all sizes to transform the way ideas come to life, the way products are realized, and the way products and assets in operation are used and understood. For more information on Siemens Software products and services, visit www.sw.siemens.com.
Oden Technologies is an intelligent industrial automation and AI-powered analytics provider.
Oden’s AI-powered production recommendation system enables manufacturers to optimize their production and hit peak factory performance.
Oden’s AI-powered production recommendation system comprises:
The Oracle Cloud delivers hundreds of SaaS applications and enterprise-class PaaS and IaaS services to customers in more than 195 countries while processing 55 billion transactions a day. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), please visit us at cloud.oracle.com.
Praemo is revolutionizing how industrial companies think about the role of digital technology inside their operations. Praemo helps customers reduce equipment downtime, optimize production processes, and manage risks. This results in improved productivity, lower costs, and more sustainable operations overall. Praemo’s technology, RazorTM, processes data from customer’s machines and backend systems to deliver Predictive Analytics and Prescriptive Intelligence. Praemo’s mission is to deliver sustainable productivity and cost improving technology in an intuitive and cost-effective method.
Sight Machine is the category leader in helping manufacturers improve profitability, productivity and sustainability with production data across the manufacturing enterprise. Our Manufacturing Data Platform platform and customized industry solutions harness cloud computing, AI and advanced analytics to unlock the next generation of continuous improvement. Welcome to a new level of insight and action.
GE Digital is reimagining how industrials build, operate and maintain their assets, unlocking machine data to turn valuable insights into powerful business outcomes. GE Digital’s Predix portfolio – including the leading Asset Performance Management, Automation and MES applications – helps customers manage the entire asset lifecycle. Underpinned by Predix, the leading application development platform for the IIoT, GE Digital enables industrial businesses to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently. www.ge.com/digital
At 1factory (www.1factory.com), we’ve built powerful yet easy-to-use software for manufacturing and supply chain quality control. 1factory makes it easy to collect and analyze feature-level or parameter-level data (dimensional measurements, test results etc) for thousands of parts and product-features, from within your factory and across your supply chain. With 1factory, manufacturers can improve both quality and productivity. Our customers have reported > 50% reductions in inspection and reporting cycle-times, and > 80% reductions in the number of defects.
Advanced Technology Services, Inc. (ATS) is a leading solutions provider with over 30 years of proven experience in reliability-centered industrial maintenance and MRO services. ATS’ technically skilled workforce, established processes and smart technologies provide manufacturers measurable results through optimized plant productivity. With a history rooted in continuous improvement and a future driven by technology, we have become a trusted partner to many mid-to-large sized discrete and process manufacturers across various key industries.
Competitive Solutions, Inc., (CSI) is an international consulting/software firm serving Fortune 500 companies around the globe since 1991. Our transformation platforms of Process Based Leadership® (PBL), Visuant™, and Leadership GPS®, have been the solutions of choice in Alcon, Edwards Life Sciences, Abbott, Rust-Oleum, Pfizer, Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, Roche, Kroger, 3M, Kellogg’s and Gilead. CSI’s proven capabilities around Colleague Engagement, Robust and Sustainable Metrics that Matter, Visible and Personal Accountability Systems, and Communication Cadences that actually move the business forward, have made us the consulting partner of choice in the Manufacturing Industries. Our simple and sustainable turnkey solutions, leave nothing to chance and provide even the most advanced organization ideas and suggestions for simplification, continuous improvement and most importantly, bottom line impact.
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world to challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com
Eliminating volatility in your supply chain is impossible, but managing it is not. Trusted by top brands, Kinaxis gives people the confidence to know they are making the best supply chain planning decisions to maximize business performance.
We solve complex business problems in easy-to-understand ways by combining human and machine intelligence to plan for any future, monitor risks and opportunities and respond at the pace of change. With the support of our community of supply chain experts and using our unique concurrent planning technique and single integrated planning platform, customers can realize higher revenue, lower costs and fewer risks.
Kronos® is a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos for Manufacturing provides solutions which help manufacturers attract, retain, and develop fully engaged employees who deliver better business outcomes. More than 4,000 manufacturing organizations of all types and sizes leverage Kronos to drive productivity improvements and enable on-time delivery of high-quality goods and services.
There is a reason we were named the #1 U.S. Microsoft Dynamics Manufacturing Partner. We were founded on manufacturing; it’s in our heritage. MCA Connect has long been recognized as a leading Manufacturing partner by Microsoft, and we take pride in consistently delivering innovative solutions that save manufacturers millions of dollars.
A key differentiator in working with MCA Connect to implement your modern manufacturing solutions is our tight industry focus and a wide set of service offerings. No one knows the manufacturing industry the way we do.
OpusWorks Integrated Deployment Solutions provides an integrated approach to Process Improvement deployments. Since 1992, we’ve helped organizations successfully scale their programs. Seamlessly train, track, and encourage participants as they utilize new skills to transform processes and achieve organizational goals.
Prepare: Rapidly scale your training initiative while building better team participants who have the conﬁdence to take what they have learned and apply it to achieve measurable results.
Propel: Rapidly scale project velocity, value, and visibility across your organization by helping teams stay on track and mentors stay connected to the work.
Praise: Celebrating success pulls in more participation, drives culture change, and creates a new “normal.” Rapid scaling must recognize the human need for affirmation.
Parsable is THE Connected Worker platform company.
Parsable helps the world’s largest industrial firms get jobs done right — every time. Parsable’s Connected Worker platform enables employees to collaboratively execute their work using paperless, modern, and digital work instructions on modern mobile devices.
We are a knowledge-based company, delivering outcomes that create outstanding value for our customers.
Industries around the world are at a turning point. Global megatrends such as population growth, urbanization, food, water, and energy scarcity, labor and skills shortages, and climate change are forcing companies to approach their business strategies in new ways. Meeting these growing resource challenges demands more than just sustainable solutions. It demands practical answers forged from deep experience, nimble application, and creative ingenuity that constantly reimagine the possibilities.
At Sealed Air, we partner with our customers to solve their most pressing resource challenges by delivering new solutions derived from our unmatched industry knowledge and expertise. These solutions create a more efficient, secure and less wasteful global food supply chain and enhance commerce through fulfillment and packaging solutions to protect the worldwide movement of goods.
LOOK BEYOND. Andea’s mission is to make your leap into the information age smooth and risk-free. We have built a cloud-based platform Manufacturo, to help change the way you buy, implement, and use manufacturing solutions. Manufacturo can be used to deploy pre-built applications that will improve manufacturing efficiency, quality, and ensure compliance. These apps can be implemented in a matter of weeks and can be used standalone, or as a part of an enterprise solution. Rip and replace is not required as the new apps can integrate with existing manufacturing systems. We have successfully delivered hundreds of solutions for global manufacturers in various industries. Let us show you how our technology and expertise can help transform your business.
Augmentir is the world’s only AI-Powered Connected Worker platform for industrial companies. Augmentir is the first of its kind to combine enterprise augmented reality (AR) with artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to help frontline workers perform their jobs with higher quality and increased productivity while driving continuous improvement across the organization. Augmentir is being used to help intelligently guide and support frontline workers in a wide range of industrial use cases – from manufacturing teams on the shop floor to service and repair teams out in the field. For more information, please visit www.augmentir.com.
Bright Machines helps companies manufacture more products and higher-quality products at a lower cost. Through a combination of software, machine learning, computer vision and robotic cells, we enable customers to intelligently automate product assembly and inspection, helping solve the capacity needs and labor challenges of modern factories. With more than 500 employees worldwide, Bright Machines is headquartered in San Francisco with R&D facilities in Seattle and Tel Aviv. Visit www.brightmachines.com.
Covalent is an enterprise SaaS application that enables end-to-end operator qualification processes for technical roles in high-stakes manufacturing. In doing so, we capture unique competency data that can be leveraged in real-time to improve operations and quality, ensure compliance, and ultimately contribute to closing the skills gap. Customers include Fortune 500 aerospace and automotive OEMs.
Dozuki provides software that leverages visual formatting, data collection, and automated approval processes to help companies get more from their work instructions. They have helped hundreds of companies reduce the cost of mistakes by 40%, reduce training time by 90%, and achieve and maintain ISO compliance.
With Dozuki, standardizing and creating instructions is easy, with built-in support for mobile, tablet, and desktop devices. Deploying new versions is quick and allows you to train employees the right way every time. Gathering operational data directly from instructions and processes gives you access to valuable business insights. This data is visible in real-time in interactive dashboards, allowing you to identify areas for improvement and reduce waste.
To learn more about how Dozuki can help your business, visit dozuki.com.
Indeavor’s solution offers clients an end-to-end, cloud-based employee scheduling and absence management system. By integrating with your human capital management and enterprise resource planning systems, you can leverage a robust platform that provides you with real-time employee data. Relieve your supervisors of manual tasks and the constant mental fatigue brought upon by scheduling changes by automating the entire process, connecting the data to all of your existing corporate systems, and ensuring you always have the right qualified employee in each position.
Lantek Sheet Metal Solutions integrates the most advanced nesting software in the industry with the highest standards in manufacturing management solutions. Lantek provides CAD/CAM/MES/ERP software solutions for companies fabricating sheet metal, tubes, and beams with any cutting (laser, plasma, oxy-cut, water jet, shear) and punching technology.
With over 22,000 customers in more than 100 countries and offices in 14 countries, Lantek serves as a pioneer of Industry 4.0 solutions for the Sheet Metal Fabrication industry. Having 30+ years in the industry, Lantek has fostered partnerships with Machine Tool Builders and other large manufacturers to ensure our solutions improve your systems seamlessly no matter the size of your shop.
Visit our website at www.lantek.com or call our office at (877) 805-1028 for more information.
MachineMetrics is manufacturing’s first Industrial IoT Platform for Machines. We transform analytics into action through universal machine connectivity, cloud data Infrastructure, and communication workflows that optimize machine operation.
Extensible both in the cloud and at the edge, the MachineMetrics platform is powering vertically-focused use cases for manufacturers to digitize legacy manufacturing processes and drive more profitability with their machines.
Right now, hundreds of manufacturers have connected thousands of machines to MachineMetrics across global factories. Our platform is enabling these companies to deliver the right information to the right person at the right time to improve their machine performance and productivity, increase their capacity utilization and ultimately win more business to remain globally competitive.
Minitab delivers versatile, market-leading statistical analysis and process improvement tools that enable organizations to uncover insights, create visualizations and foster data-driven decision making. Minitab empowers everyone in an organization, regardless of statistics background, to have access to advanced analysis with the most trusted tools. Minitab® Statistical Software, Quality Trainer by Minitab®, and Companion by Minitab® provide a complete solution for Continuous improvement and Operations Excellence. Distinguished companies that rely on Minitab software and services to achieve world-class quality include American Express, General Electric, Toyota Motor, and the leading improvement consultants.
OTTO Motors is making material handling in industrial settings safer, easier, and more efficient through development of hardware and software that automates movement of goods in busy factories and warehouses. The company’s industry-leading self driving technology provides automated and on-demand material handling in the most demanding industrial environments, spanning automotive, medical device, aerospace, logistics, and more. Customers trusting their mission-critical material handling needs to OTTO Motors include Fortune 100 brands GE, Toyota, and Caterpillar. For more information visit www.ottomotors.com.
Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety Inc.” (PJRFSI) is a Global Assurance Certification Body who provides audit, training and risk management services to virtually every industry. PJRFSI services clients around the world managing risk within their organization and that of their supply chain. We are a fully accredited body, offering services for globally recognized accredited 3rd party standards such as GFSI & ISO as well as 2nd party programs including GMP, GDP, Cannabis, Organic and Global Gap to name a few. We also offer customer specific audit programs to mitigate risk within your supply chain such as food safety, quality and brand protection. With over 11,000 clients globally across 50 countries, we are well suited to meet your needs.
At Rever we are passionate about empowering the frontline to achieve their full potential. Rever is a SaaS platform (accessed via a smartphone, tablet, or PC) that empowers anyone to identify new ideas and issues, activate a virtual team to implement a solution, and track the impact of that solution. Managers use Rever’s SaaS platform to align efforts around specific objectives, track real-time activity, analyze performance impact, and drive participation with gamification. Our customers, companies such as Mars, Phillip Morris, Mitsubishi, Grupo Bimbo, and Faurecia have seen increased impact from their frontline in the form of costs savings, safety, quality, and productivity.
Translation can be expensive, so it’s important to get it right the first time. Rubric delivers a holistic service to help you design and implement a comprehensive global content strategy, optimizing marketing and product content for each of your target international markets. Translation accuracy is critical for instruction manuals, technical specifications, and any other documents that can directly impact user safety.
Rubric is a global language service provider, offering localization and translation services for companies across the manufacturing, technology and software industries. With corporate objectives in mind, we advise multinational corporations on strategic content planning, content workflow, process analysis, engineering tools, and systems architecture.
At SAI Global we understand the complexities and challenges in building and maintaining the trust and confidence of stakeholders with vastly conflicting demands. Our assurance services provide companies with confidence they are working to globally recognized standards while embedding critical risk-based thinking and a continual improvement ethos.
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Shoplogix is re-defining the manufacturing industry by making the Smart Factory platform the cornerstone of production performance digital transformation. By empowering manufacturers with one platform to visualize, integrate, and act on production performance in real-time, Shoplogix helps to uncover hidden shop floor potential and drive rapid time to value.
The Shoplogix Smart Factory platform can connect to ANY equipment or device on the plant floor to automate data collection and exchange data with other manufacturing technologies helping companies transform the way they see, analyze and interpret data. The Shoplogix solution can automatically monitor, report and analyze machine states and track real-time production to establish more efficient processes and reduce downtime. Insights gained with the Shoplogix reporting and analytics platform will help manufacturers reduce operating costs and increase profitability. Accelerate and sustain continuous improvement with a proven methodology for manufacturing success today!
TRANSFR specializes in skills training through its proprietary intelligent tutoring platform in virtual reality. TRANSFR began as way to help the manufacturing industry attract and train the next generation of its workforce, as over 40% of employees approach retirement. Trainees receive one-on-one guidance from a digital coach in a job-training simulation that provides engaging, hands-on training in a way that eLearning cannot. The platform provides a more effective way to train people for the skills they need to succeed on the job, attract new talent to the industry and provide companies a more effective recruiting method for qualified talent, significantly reducing cost, risk and turnover.
The Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, shapes and influences the practice of supply chain management by serving as the preeminent global hub for leading practitioners, academics, and students to learn, network, and connect. Driven by our Volunteer spirit and our passion for understanding and impacting how things really work, GSCI wants to partner with companies to help identify their supply chain management strategy and develop their people. We view industry as our laboratory and embrace a different way of interacting with companies than other universities. Our engagement with industry fuels our research and colors the curriculum we teach. By partnering with industry leaders, GSCI ensures our students have access to the best resources, and that our teaching and research focus on critical real-world issues. These partnerships allow us to equip students with the education and experience outside the classroom necessary to strengthen corporations in an increasingly competitive business environment.