Survival depends on the ability to distinguish yourself from competitors, become preferred suppliers, protect margins and expand your market position. To achieve this, you need an operations model that synchronizes siloed procurement, manufacturing, logistics and fulfillment operations to anticipate demand.
Data analytics capabilities
The Maine Pointe team applied a 'roll up your sleeves and get to work' approach to our engagement that identified areas for improvement as well as detailed processes to implement and monitor the success in sales and operations planning, maintenance and operations. Their team blended seamlessly with our personnel to work great together. All of the Albemarle team members enjoyed their interaction with Maine Pointe and appreciated the leadership style that they brought to the project. We feel that our investment in Maine Pointe was well worth it; the project rendered the tools and processes necessary for us to sustain improvements.
Luther C. Kissam IV, President, Abermarle Corporation
Operational Data Analytics - Three Ways to Unlock Value
Achieving the great promise of Industry 4.0 and the industrial internet of things (IIoT) requires changes to current methods of production, processing, and manufacturing. Many industries are already undergoing a reindustrialization to improve competitiveness. They recognize that Industry 4.0 will be mostly categorized using high-tech and big data. Yet, as the big data explosion continues unabated, research indicates that many executives are struggling to extract value and drive differentiation through data analytics and IIoT. At best, companies have captured just a third of the potential value. So, what’s standing in their way? >Read More