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Proficy Manufacturing Execution Systems

The Never-Ending Pursuit to Remove Waste (Muda) at Toray Plastics

$ 7 Million

Cost avoidance per year

37

Siloed systems eliminated

Millions

Pieces of data per day

Introduction

Company

Toray Plastics (America), Inc

Industry

Chemical

Products

Proficy Plant Applications, iFIX, Proficy Workflow

Product Categories

Proficy Manufacturing Execution Systems, 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.

Outcomes

  • 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

 

About the Speaker

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.

 

 

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