Published on : Nov 07, 2013
Today, Wonderware, a division of SolutionsPT Limited in the United Kingdom announced the release of Wonderware industry application for packaging. This proposal targets the unique needs of packaging operations involved in the food and beverage industry, as well as the consumer goods industry markets.
Wonderware created the Industry Application for Packaging based on its wide experience with several consumer goods companies and other food and beverage industries as well. Today, there are over 40,000 food and beverages, and other consumer industry users employing Wonderware Software Solutions. Moreover, the ArchestrA software architecture inside the Wonderware System Platform leverages the entire system and provides the packaging operations with one common solution – meeting consumer’s packaging needs.
The Industry Application for Packaging certainly addresses every critical business aspect and objectives such as adhering to safety and regulatory requirements, maintaining the required-stringent product quality of the products, and enforcing waste management practices. It also caters integrated, real-time monitoring and control and performance measurement of packaging operations. Features like events, timely reporting of yields, alarms, and performance are accomplished through the data visualization component of the Wonderware System Platform and the Wonderware Information Server Web reporting. (The Wonderware Information Server is extremely efficient as it offers report templates created by Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services). This saves plenty of time when creating and allocating packaging reports.
Kelly Kunkle, the marketing manager of Wonderware said that the application renders a pre-packaged set of utilities designed to meet the desired needs of planners, operators, industry analysts, and supervisors looking out for efficient packaging operations across a wide range of industries.
Michael Grasley – the consulting director for ASECO Integrated Systems, and a Wonderware Endorsed Systems Integrator partner also said that, the Wonderware Industry Application for Packaging brings several advantages to the consumer goods industry of which two are the most significant advantages to be noted. One – the application demonstrates significant improvements on the shop floor, and two – it demonstrates that Wonderware software has useful functionalities that bring substantial benefits to consumers.
ASECO strongly believes that Industry Application for Packaging is a vital tool for aspects like decreasing time to benefit and driving, shortening the customer engagement cycle, and last but not the least, help reduce the level of risks.
The Industry Application for Packaging mainly intends to help establish top manufacturing practices and minimize the energy and materials consumption in the environment too. Also, the best part about this application is that it utilizes the key features of Wonderware products including InTouch, System Platform, Historian, and Performance Software.