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Chinese Tobacco Products Manufacturer Increases Efficiency by 4% and Reduces Waste by 5%

4 %

Increased efficiency

5 %

Reduction in raw material waste

Flexibility

Complex new product specifications

Introduction

Company

Chinese Tobacco Products Manufacturer

Products

iFIX, Proficy Plant Applications

Product Categories

Proficy HMI / SCADA, Proficy Smart Factory - MES Solutions, Proficy Historian

Challenge

Tobacco products manufacturing involves a challenging and complex mix of recipes and high-speed processes – ranging from raw materials processing to packaged goods.

 

This Asian tobacco products manufacturer needed to upgrade its existing automation infrastructure to:

 

  • Handle multiple product specifications and recipes
  • Improve overall quality, reliability and efficiency
  • Launch new and complex tobacco cutting, flavoring, and blending processes

 

Solution

Managing Process Complexity While Optimizing Production

 

GE Digital’s Proficy solution is uniquely suited to collect and correlate high volumes of quality and event data to drive improvements in the tobacco production environment.

 

Using iFIX HMI/SCADA, this manufacturer leverages real-time visibility and control for better decision-making, enabling proactive actions that improve production.

 

With industry-leading MES capabilities, Proficy Plant Applications delivers clear insight and analyses to enable real-time decisions and improve overall efficiency, quality, and reliability of the process.

 

Results

Driving Financial and Operational Results

 

By acting on critical process information, this manufacturer has improved productivity and can now manage multiple new product introductions with optimized efficiency. Benefits include:

 

  • 4% increased efficiency
  • 5% reduced raw material waste
  • Increased flexibility with a single platform to manage multiple product recipes and specifications

 

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