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Market Description Return on investment  

Automotive

Company:  Global manufacturer of high-performance automotive components

Goals:  Optimize operations and comply with corporate Industry 4.0 initiatives

  • Increased equipment availability by reducing unplanned downtime
  • Provided scrap and downtime savings of over $1 Million over 2 - 3 year span

Automotive

Company:  Global manufacturer of high-performance automotive components

Goals:  Improve performance through scrap reduction

  • Increased machine tool life expectancy
  • Reduced scrapped parts from 7 - 10 parts per tool break to 0 - 1 scrapped parts
  • Over $230,000 savings per line annually

Automotive

Company:  Global manufacturer of world class vehicles

Goals:  Reduce unplanned downtime in critical bottleneck machining centers

  • Replaced 8 hours of unplanned downtime per machine with 3 hours of planned downtime
  • Increased equipment availability by reducing unplanned downtime
  • Over $1.1 million in cost savings in one year 

Food and beverage

Company:  Leading provider of equipment, processes and reporting systems

Goal:  Improve productivity in large dairy farms

  • Reduced CIP cleaning time by 20 minutes per day
  • Over $38,000 efficiency improvement annually
  • Reduced chemical and water treatment usage

Food and beverage

Company:  Leading design / build engineering and construction firm

Goals:  Reduce unplanned production stops due to instrumentation failures and reduce overall project costs

  • 40 fewer hours required for troubleshooting and commissioning
  • 20 - 30% cost savings for instrumentation ($20,000 for this project)

Food and beverage

Company:  Leading US cheese manufacturer

Goal:  Streamline instrumentation replacement so technicians can work on other value-added activities

  • 50% reduction in commissioning time
  • $10,000 reduction in pressure transmitter inventory
  • $300 savings per device

Logistics automation

Company: One of the largest department store retailers in the US

Goal: Reduce downtime caused by jams and crashes on sortation conveyors in 10+ distribution and fulfillment centers

  • $250,000 annual savings for one location
  • Reduction in operation downtime
  • $30,000 savings on replacement parts


Steel industry

Company: One of the leading producers of steel and steel products in the US

Goal: Diminish unplanned production stops due to mill stand failures and reduce scrap rate.

  • $2,500,000 cost savings in 5 years
  • 280 hours of labor savings in 5 years
  • Reduction in scrap rate