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Competitive Solutions, Inc., (CSI) is an international consulting/software firm serving fortune 500 companies since 1991. Our globally recognized transformation platforms of Process Based Leadership® (PBL), Visuant® and Leadership GPS® have been the solution of choice in such organizations as 3M, Rust-oleum, Colgate, Alcon, BP, Revlon, Zoetis and countless others. CSI’s proven capabilities around Colleague Engagement, Robust and Sustainable Metrics that Matter, Visible and Personal Accountability Systems and Communications Cadence that move the business forward, have made us the consulting partner of choice for virtually every industry. CSI also offers Visuant® a web-based, multi-lingual easy-to-use, balanced and business performance software solution that incorporates an accountability system, communication process and a robust scorecard system. Drive Business Execution with a Single Source of Truth- Visuant®.
IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements. IBM is also one of the world’s most vital corporate research organizations, with 28 consecutive years of patent leadership. Above all, guided by principles for trust and transparency and support for a more inclusive society, IBM is committed to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world. For more information about IBM visit: www.ibm.com
Oden Technologies is a manufacturing analytics platform that leverages your existing assets and systems to help manufacturers optimize production. As a ready to use platform, Oden works out of the box and provides value from day one by making it easy to access your data and solve problems. Oden’s pre-built machine learning models help customers drive fast performance and quality improvements by identifying and prescribing process settings to utilize on a continuous basis. Predictive intelligent alerting ensures operations can proactively avoid making bad product before it is too late.
Poka is a connected worker app that gives factory workers the knowledge and tools they need to contribute to manufacturing excellence. The comprehensive platform combines digital content, collaboration, e-forms and skills management capabilities, enabling workers to learn, solve problems and share knowledge in real-time, on the factory floor.
Poka was the recipient of the 2020 Open Bosch Award in recognition of outstanding innovation and was distinguished as one of 10 Connected Worker vendors in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Manufacturing Operations Strategy, 2020 Report. Poka is trusted by digital manufacturing leaders including Bosch, Nestle, Kraft Heinz, Danone, Mars, and Schneider Electric.
Praemo fills the critical gap in industrial productivity by leveraging analytics to transform under-utilized data into operation-critical insights. Analyzing a company’s disparate IoT and operational data, Praemo’s Razor™ software alerts to any anomaly with the potential to harm performance – providing insights to prevent it.
Siemens Digital Industries Software is a leading global provider of software solutions to drive the digital transformation of industry, creating new opportunities for manufacturers to realize innovation. With over 140,000 customers worldwide, we work with companies 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. Formerly Siemens PLM Software, our new name reflects the depth of our software offerings across a broad spectrum of industry domains.
Amid unprecedented change and the rapid pace of innovation, digitalization is no longer tomorrow’s idea. We take what the future promises tomorrow and make it real for our customers today. Welcome to… Where today meets tomorrow.
WEBCON is one of the leading providers of a comprehensive low-code solution, WEBCON BPS platform, that supports digital document workflows and business process digitization, automation and management.
WEBCON BPS helps businesses boost their productivity, improve business decisions and deliver savings through better process management. Applications delivered within the platform help organizations optimize their processes, automate repetitive tasks and get rid of paper by effectively leveraging IT technologies to support the existing business models and implement new ones. By automating and digitizing their processes, enterprises can bring new quality to their daily operations and business management. WEBCON BPS is used by over 500 businesses across the globe, including Siemens Finance, Südzucker, Societe Generale and Mitsubishi Electric.
Zuora provides the leading cloud-based subscription management platform that functions as a system of record for subscription businesses across all industries. Powering the Subscription Economy®, the Zuora platform was architected specifically for dynamic, recurring subscription business models and acts as an intelligent subscription management hub that automates and orchestrates the entire subscription order-to-revenue process seamlessly across billing and revenue recognition. Zuora serves more than 1,000 companies around the world, including Box, Rogers, Schneider Electric, Xplornet and Zendesk. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Zuora also operates offices around the world in the U.S., EMEA and APAC. To learn more about the Zuora platform, please visit www.zuora.com
Based in Carlsbad, Calif., Airspace was founded in 2016 and has grown to be a leading global delivery network for time-critical logistics. Airspace makes shipping faster, safer, and more transparent than ever through people, service, and technology. Our vision is to create the most trusted delivery network the world has ever seen, operating 24/7/365. To learn more, visit www.airspace.com. Follow Airspace: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
Aras provides a resilient platform for digital industrial applications. Its open, low code technology enables the rapid delivery of flexible, upgradeable solutions for the engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance of complex products.
Aras’ platform and product lifecycle management applications connect users in all disciplines and functions to critical product data and processes across the lifecycle and throughout the extended supply chain. Airbus, Audi, DENSO, GE, Honda, Kawasaki, Microsoft, Mitsubishi, and Nissan using the platform to manage complex change and traceability. For more information, please visit www.aras.com
Augmentir was created by the founders of Wonderware, Lighthammer (acquired by SAP), and ThingWorx (acquired by PTC), and is the only connected worker platform that is powered by AI.
Augmentir’s Connected Worker Platform is a comprehensive suite of AI-powered tools designed to help frontline workers and operators perform at their best. The platform provides digital workflow and remote collaboration tools to help industrial companies intelligently guide and remotely support their frontline workers across a range of manufacturing use cases with a solution that is fully supported on mobile devices or AR-enabled smart glasses. In addition, the platform delivers AI-based organization- wide insights and recommendations that focus on continually improving the quality and productivity of frontline workers.
Augury helps eliminate downtime, reduce maintenance costs and maximize productivity for critical machines in industrial and commercial applications ranging from bottling and food processing to paper products and pharmaceuticals. Our Machine Health solutions combine advanced sensors with powerful AI capabilities and collaboration tools to help teams understand when machines are at risk. And we provide the expertise so customers know what to do to prevent failures- long before those risks can threaten production or productivity. To learn more about Augury’s Machine Health solutions, visit www.augury.com.
Box (NYSE:BOX) is a leading cloud content management platform that enables organizations to accelerate business processes, power workplace collaboration, and protect their most valuable information, all while working with a best-of-breed enterprise IT stack. Founded in 2005, Box simplifies work for 69% of the Fortune 500, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, JLL, and Nationwide. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit https://www.box.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.
Claroty is the industrial cybersecurity company. Trusted by the world’s largest enterprises, Claroty helps customers reveal, protect, and manage their OT, IoT, and IIoT assets. The company’s comprehensive platform connects seamlessly with customers’ existing infrastructure and programs while providing a full range of industrial cybersecurity controls for visibility, threat detection, risk and vulnerability management, and secure remote access—all with a significantly reduced total cost of ownership. Claroty is backed and adopted by leading industrial automation vendors, with an expansive partner ecosystem and award-winning research team. The company is headquartered in New York City and has a presence in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America, and deployments on all seven continents.
To learn more, visit www.claroty.com
Covalent is an enterprise SaaS application that enables end-to-end workforce qualification processes on-the-floor and in-the-field. In doing so, we capture unique qualification data that can be operationalized to drive cross-training, accelerate time-to-productivity, inform manpower planning, and enable process control (e.g., qualification-based badging / work order sign-off). Customers include Fortune 500 aerospace and automotive OEMs.
Elementary’s vision system for cloud-based inspection provides AI models that allow non-technical operators to teach systems to find defects. The solution delivers analytics and allows manufacturers to monitor their production lines remotely, ensuring the delivery of top-quality goods to customers.
Manufacturers have long used computer vision to inspect products, but this traditionally involved programming rules for identifying flaws, making it time-consuming to deploy and change over equipment. Using AI, inspection systems can be trained on what a product is supposed to look like and asked to identify abnormalities. AI based vision yields 90% more detections in manufacturing and can be deployed in minutes not days.
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for companies around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. Within our single platform, our industry specific products are innately connected to a single data model and use embedded digital innovation so that our customers can be their best when it really matters to their customers – at the Moment of Service. The industry expertise of our people and of our growing ecosystem, together with a commitment to deliver value at every single step, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees every day live our values of agility, trustworthiness and collaboration in how we support our 10,000+ customers. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.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.
MachineMetrics’ intuitive and flexible machine data platform easily collects and analyzes data from any piece of manufacturing equipment to deliver powerful, actionable insights for factory workers in a matter of minutes, driving decisions from anywhere in the world at any time that go right to the bottom line starting from day one.
Today, hundreds of manufacturers have connected thousands of machines to MachineMetrics across global factories, from mom and pop job shops to some of the largest manufacturing companies in the world, leveraging their plug and play machine data collection, monitoring, analytics, and automation to increase production visibility, predict machine problems, and empower data-driven workflows to automates the operation of the machine.
Mariner is an Intel Gold IoT partner and Microsoft’s 2020 Partner of the Year for IoT – and that’s because our Deep Learning AI-powered Spyglass Visual Inspection (SVI) solution transforms defect detection and elimination, and helps manufacturers truly reduce their cost of quality.
SVI works even in difficult situations where traditional machine vision systems have struggled, such as defect detection in painted surfaces, and our customers have seen anywhere from 30X to 60X ROI.
We offer a free, no-obligation 30-Day Proof of Value engagement for qualified manufacturers: Using your existing vision system or a loaner that we’ll provide, we’ll build you your Deep Learning model up front, and show you just how much value SVI can provide.
Since 2002, MCA Connect has been helping the manufacturing industry improve business outcomes using world-class processes built on the Microsoft Cloud. By combining solution and industry expertise with our proven strategic approach, we align people, processes, and technology to consistently deliver manufacturing innovation.
For nearly 50-years, Minitab has helped organizations drive cost containment, enhance quality, boost customer satisfaction, and increase effectiveness. Thousands of businesses and institutions worldwide use Minitab Statistical Software®, Minitab Engage® and Minitab Connect® to uncover flaws in their processes and improve them. Minitab helps companies and institutions to spot trends, solve problems and discover valuable insights in data by delivering a comprehensive and best-in-class suite of solution analytics and process improvement tools. Combined with unparalleled ease-of-use, Minitab makes it simpler than ever to get deep insight from data.
OpusWorks offers a one-of-a-kind blended e-Learning and Project Tracking technology that provides organizations with an integrated virtual-blend approach to their Process Improvement deployments.
Since 1992, we’ve helped organizations successfully scale their programs, standardize and enhance knowledge transfer, and reduce training costs by transitioning from in-person classes to an online blended-approach. With OpusWorks, organizations can 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 confident team participants that can immediately apply their knowledge, achieving measurable results.
Propel: Increase project velocity, value, and visibility across your organization while keeping teams on track and mentors connected to the work.
Praise: Recognize the human need for affirmation. Celebrating success increases participation, evolves culture, and creates a new norm.
“OpusWorks gives you the Best chance for Success with your Training Transformation”.
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The Panasonic Logiscend System is a material flow management solution for complex, discrete manufacturers seeking more flexibility and lower costs. The Logiscend system replaces paper-based processes with a digital based solution – creating “smart materials”. The solution utilizes a unique combination of software and wireless RFID/e-paper Panasonic VIEW tags that help manufacturers get the right parts to the right place at the right time, cost effectively and efficiently. Panasonic has over 100 years of experience as a global leader in manufacturing and industrial IoT solutions with a diverse range of products for factory automation.
Parsable empowers industrial workers with modern digital tools to improve productivity, quality and safety. The Parsable Connected Worker® Platform transforms paper-based procedures into mobile, interactive work instructions, enabling workers to leverage multimedia formats and collaborate in real time. With Parsable, companies gain unprecedented insight into human work by capturing essential data to improve their operations at scale.
Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety, Inc. (PJRFSI) is committed to providing value-added food safety certification to clients. Our entire team believes that rigor and consistency during audit activities leads to higher levels of customer and end user satisfaction. PJRFSI works with our clients to conduct 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits, inspections and training in over 60 countries. We are part of a family of companies headquartered in Troy, Michigan.
PTC enables global manufacturers to realize double-digit impact with software solutions that enable them to accelerate product and service innovation, improve operational efficiency, and increase workforce productivity. In combination with an extensive partner network, PTC provides customers flexibility in how its technology can be deployed to drive digital transformation – on premises, in the cloud, or via its pure SaaS platform. At PTC we don’t just imagine a better world, we enable it.
Senseye, headquartered in the UK with regional offices in Germany, France, USA, and Japan is a leading industrial solution company for AI driven Machine Health Management. Senseye helps global industrial organizations unlock savings through machine health optimization in key industries such as Automotive, Manufacturing, Heavy Industry and CPG / FMCG. www.senseye.io
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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!