Toray Plastics (America), Inc
Proficy Plant Applications, iFIX, Proficy Workflow
Proficy Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Proficy Historian, Proficy HMI / SCADA
Using Proficy to Drive Cost Avoidance
Toray Plastics (America), Inc. is a world leader in high-performance films and other products. At Toray , the Information Systems team premise is that when the flow of information is delayed or not available, the cost of doing business rises. Toward that premise, the team relentlessly removes waste (muda).
MES Lifecycle Replacement
Toray’s action: Achieve standardized, simplified, integrated and secure IS including lifecycle replacement with a commercial MES working with GE and partners for unparalleled expertise and exceptional implementation.
The solution includes GE Digital’s Proficy Plant Applications plus Proficy Historian for industrial data management, iFIX HMI/SCADA for plant visualization, and Proficy Workflow for operator work instructions.
Scaled across plants with philosophy: Deploy, Standardize, Replicate, Innovate.
- Over $7 million in cost avoidance per year
- 37 siloed systems eliminated
- Best practices driven across divisions
- Removed costly manual processes and limitations – example, product traceability in seconds versus hours
Domenic Verte, Manufacturing Applications Manager, Toray Plastics
Domenic Verte is the Manufacturing Applications Manager for Toray Plastics. In this role, Domenic and the MES team are responsible for the overall architecture of Proficy Plant Applications, Proficy Historian, and Reporting. Domenic and team are the gatekeepers of the organization’s data, so stakeholders can understand the data and use it to make strategic business decisions. With nearly 20 years of manufacturing applications experience, Domenic is an expert with Proficy Plant Applications, Proficy Historian, and Microsoft SQL.