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Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) for Digital Manufacturing

Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) for Digital Manufacturing

After nearly two full years of COVID, the pandemic is still a serious issue. Now that vaccines are being rolled out globally and effective treatments seem to be on the horizon, there may finally be faint hints of light at the end of this long tunnel. But the pandemic has already impacted the world on many levels – personal, social, and...

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Harnessing machine learning to ease semiconductor shortage

Harnessing machine learning to ease semiconductor shortage

​Since spring 2020, there has been a global shortage of semiconductors. With demand currently far outpacing supply, the need to maximise throughput and minimise waste has never been more acute. Of course, improvements in these areas also have positive effects on sustainability. Elisa IndustrIQ is at the forefront of the drive to boost...

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How Technology Helps Prevent Supply Chain Disruptions

How Technology Helps Prevent Supply Chain Disruptions

​The pandemic-related product shortages - from computer chips to construction materials - were supposed to be resolved by now. But they’re not. Instead, the world has gained a lesson in the ripple effects of disruption. As a result, companies are looking for ways to strengthen their supply chains.     COVID-19 has tested supply chains like never...

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The 4 Dashboards Every Manufacturer Needs to Optimize Production

The 4 Dashboards Every Manufacturer Needs to Optimize Production

Imagine driving a car where the dashboard reports yesterday’s speed and distance covered. It sounds odd but this is how many are operating their factories. They know the previous day’s output and OEE numbers but that is of little help in maximizing today’s performance. What they need are manufacturing dashboards that display real-time, actionable...

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A Simple Smart Factory Solution to Keep Your Production Running During COVID-19

A Simple Smart Factory Solution to Keep Your Production Running During COVID-19

COVID-19 made working from home and digital collaboration new norms in enterprises. But, in factories and processing plants, remote working is not as easy to arrange. Because of the pandemic's lengthened impact, you must hurry up to enable your organization and facilities with new, flexible ways of working to keep your production with a simple,...

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How to Optimize Material Flow with Data Analytics and Machine Learning?

How to Optimize Material Flow with Data Analytics and Machine Learning?

As a manufacturer, you probably know what to expect from the future. You will have to produce more customized products and run smaller lot sizes while increasing production velocity and reducing costs. Ultimately, this will test how efficiently you can manage the material flow. Are you ready? Many manufacturers are not because of one simple...

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Break Down Data Silos To Increase Efficiency

Break Down Data Silos To Increase Efficiency

If you have a hard time getting accurate information about how your business is operating and performing, you’re not alone. In fact, most manufacturers we talk to say that the inability to share or access data prevents them from gaining the visibility and control they need. The problem stems from valuable data that’s locked inside multiple,...

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3 Steps To A Better Continued Process Verification With Machine Learning

3 Steps To A Better Continued Process Verification With Machine Learning

Pharmaceutical companies typically use periodically collected samples and traditional statistical methods for Continued Process Verification (CPV) – partly due to limited computing power. As a result, you get old information and low accuracy as well as a nonscalable approach for massive data volumes. Today, however, computing power is no longer...

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