FEBRUARY 2016 – HOW AN AUTO PARTS MANUFACTURER CUT CYCLE TIMES
The process industry’s objectives are simple: increase efficiency and throughput. Some process manufacturers are increasing productivity through technological innovations. Segments such as oil and gas and power have invested in new technologies to improve control over complex, often highly interactive processes. Whether multivariable or predictive in nature, these solutions can be costly and complex, creating obstacles for adoption by other process industry sectors. While other manufacturers may lack the broader energy industry’s resources, their need for growth is equally significant.