Industrial Network Upgrade Improves OEE

Like in many plants, the network’s aging infrastructure of wiring and Ethernet had not been upgraded to serve the manufacturer’s changing needs and was causing convergence timing issues. New components were continually being “bolted on” using multiple protocols and the network was close to collapsing. To further complicate matters, there was no inhouse expertise to upgrade the network. Sound familiar?

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Expand Manufacturing Capability

The right capital investments will ensure the health and growth of your company.  Lower your risk and feel confident that you are investing your capital in the best solutions for your business’ future.

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Smarter solutions and decisions come from unleashing the power of the data from your plant floor to enable you to start the Smart Manufacturing journey for improved efficiency and increased profitability.

Expand Manufacturing Capability

The right capital investments will ensure the health and growth of your company. Deciding which systems to install, designing solutions to meet long-term needs, and adopting the right technologies are critical factors that require expertise to answer and a disciplined approach to successfully deploy. Lower your risk and feel confident that you are investing your capital in the best solution for your business’ future.

Batch Management Replacement Yields High Returns

A global snack baker reduced quality losses and downtime, and increased yield by 30% after replacing their batch management and control system. They eliminated downtime, achieved a 25% improvement and a one-year payback.

Emulation is a Game Changer for Instant Startup

A global beverage company added a new bottling line that included both new and existing equipment.  Moving into Startup confident that the new line would ramp up quickly and meet their business objectives was easy with simulation.

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Many manufacturers are overwhelmed with the amount of effort, level of detail, or expertise required to successfully complete capital projects and ensure the investment meets their company’s goals. A proven, disciplined approach to project execution

Increase Operational Efficiency

Smarter solutions and decisions come from unleashing the power of the data from your plant floor to enable you to start the Smart Manufacturing journey for improved efficiency and increased profitability. Identifying and implementing the right technology, process, and organizational changes required to leverage that data delivers the highest value. Data-driven projects can produce a quick return and influence – even reduce – critical capital expenditure projects.

Have You and Your Machines Talked Lately?

Data from the machines you have on the plant floor can give insight into what they need to earn you more money.  Six months after deploying a MOM solution this beverage manufacturer was realizing a 20% improvement in their OEE.

Bottle Lines, Bottlenecks, and Bottom Lines

Assessing and simulating their current bottling operation, a global consumer goods manufacturer discovered how to improve OEE by 100%. Making changes to their line provided opportunity to avoid capital expansion while lowering operating costs.

The Smart Manufacturing Maturity Checklist

Struggling with understanding how to get started on your Smart Manufacturing journey?  Use this tool to assess where you are today, and what you need to do to ensure…

What our clients say

"I can rely on the engineers at Polytron to help whether it’s an emergency or a planned system upgrade. Over the past 15+ years, Polytron has consistently provided capable people and reliable support."

Consumer Goods Manufacturer

"By emulating a new system program in order to optimize the system before construction completion allowed us to reduce the required start-up time on our production lines and ensured a reliable turnover of operations.Their combination of technical mastery and superb customer service are the reasons we continue to engage them on projects."

Consumer Goods Manufacturer

"They were able to reduce unneeded software complexity that dramatically simplified the operation when we retrofitted our distribution conveyor systems controls. Ease of diagnostics and component reliability has decreased downtime, simplified maintenance, increased reliability, and aided us in efficiency."

Consumer Goods Manufacturer

"Technology, project management and timeliness. Project management gets it right, but they also do things on time. That is some of what separates them from the rest."

Nutraceutical Manufacturer

"One thing that separates Polytron is that they bring me new ideas that are happening in the workplace - that are cutting edge."

Beverage Manufacturer

"The best one is their technical skill base and their project managers. It’s their expertise around the technology when it comes to controls automation… Polytron does a great job of managing a lot of that process – design, development and installation."

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Bottle Lines, Bottlenecks, and Bottom Lines

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Have You and Your Machines Talked Lately?

Six months after deploying a MOM solution and achieving...

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Batch Management Replacement Yields High Returns

A global snack baker eliminated quality losses and...

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