TechValidate Research on AVEVA Ampla

30 Case Studies


Ampla Case Study

Mackay Sugar Limited utilizes Ampla to improve operational efficiency

Introduction

This case study of Mackay Sugar Limited is based on a November 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Ampla:

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Ampla that the surveyed company uses:

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay Accounting (Downtime) Solution
    • Production and Inventory Accounting

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ampla:

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: <5%
    • OEE: <5%
    • Equipment uptime: <5%

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Sibelco Australia: improves productivity, OEE and uptime by 10-20% with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of Sibelco Australia is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Ampla has made my job my easier in that it automatically generates and emails SSR reports (Production, Downtime and Shift reports).”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select AVEVA Ampla:

  • Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:
    • Obtain better visibility into operations
    • Improve operational efficiency
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities
    • Services and support
    • Best fit for their industry

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of AVEVA Ampla that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Ampla capability:
    • Ampla Performance: Delay Accounting (Downtime)
  • Agrees that improved throughput is their greatest driver to their business.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with AVEVA Ampla:

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was 12-18 months.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 10-20%
    • OEE: 10-20%
    • Equipment uptime: 10-20%

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Global 500 Mining Company improves operational performance with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 metals & mining company is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla was introduced into our business as an OEE tool for the Reliability department. We are in the process of introducing it as not only a tool for asset management but also for production.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select AVEVA Ampla:

  • Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:
    • Manage the scope and complexity of their processes
    • Obtain better visibility into operations
    • Improve operational efficiency
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Services and support

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of AVEVA Ampla that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Ampla capabilities:
    • Ampla Performance: Delay Accounting (Downtime)
    • Ampla: Complete Operations Management Solution

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with AVEVA Ampla:

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was > 18 months.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 5-10%
    • OEE: 5-10%
    • Equipment uptime: 5-10%

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Ampla helps Food Company improve productivity and OEE by 20-30%

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise food company is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Very good and leading professional tool, we are getting a good return. [We use Ampla for] information online process data and mass balance, and also OEE in real time.”

Challenges

Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:

  • Obtain better visibility into operations
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities

Use Case

Uses the following Ampla capabilities:

  • Ampla Performance: Delay Accounting (Downtime)
  • Ampla Inventory: Production and Inventory Accounting
  • Agrees that reduced material losses is their greatest driver to their business

Results

Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:

  • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
  • Improved productivity and throughput
  • Improved visibility of production and inventory
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 20-30%
    • OEE: 20-30%

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company: improves performance with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:

  • Obtain better visibility into operations
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities

Use Case

Uses the following Ampla capabilities:

  • Ampla Performance: Delay Accounting (Downtime)
  • Agrees that improved decision-making is their greatest driver to their business

Results

Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:

  • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was 12-18 months
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 5-10%
    • OEE: 5-10%

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Mining Company Improves Asset Utilization, Productivity, and Throughput with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise metals & mining company is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“[Ampla] has the ability to analyze data within the client.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select AVEVA Ampla:

  • Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:
    • Manage the scope and complexity of their processes
    • Obtain better visibility into operations
    • Improve operational efficiency
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of AVEVA Ampla that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Ampla capabilities:
    • Ampla Performance: Delay Accounting (Downtime)
  • Agrees that improved materials management and recoveries is their greatest driver to their business.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with AVEVA Ampla:

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • productivity: <5%
    • equipment uptime: <5%

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Global 500 Food Company improves productivity >20% with Ampla MES

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 food company is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla has allowed us to get the MES job done with minimum overhead.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select AVEVA Ampla:

  • Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:
    • Manage the scope and complexity of their processes
    • Obtain better visibility into operations
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration

Use Case

Uses the following Ampla capabilities:

  • Ampla Inventory: Production and Inventory Accounting
  • Agrees that improved decision-making is their greatest driver to their business

Results

Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:

  • Improved productivity and throughput
  • Improved visibility of production and inventory
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was 9-12 months
  • Achieved the following improvements using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 20-30%
    • Inventory management: 5-10%

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited gains improved visibility, productivity and throughput with Ampla MES

Introduction

This case study of Impala Platinum Holdings Limited is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:

  • Obtain better visibility into operations
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Better understand their inventory across the entire value chain
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Services and support
    • Best fit for their industry

Use Case

Uses the following Ampla capabilities:

  • Ampla: Complete Operations Management Solution
  • Agrees that improved decision-making is their greatest driver to their business

Results

Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:

  • Improved productivity and throughput
  • Improved visibility of production and inventory
  • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Mining Company uses Ampla to obtain better visibility into operations and improve productivity and equipment uptime

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise metals & mining company is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“[Ampla] reduces human intervention and the error that comes with manual capture of information, freeing of time for Process Controllers to do other business.”

Challenges

Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:

  • Obtain better visibility into operations
  • Making sure that the we address the right challenges
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities
    • Best fit for their industry

Use Case

Uses the following Ampla capabilities:

  • Ampla Performance: Delay Accounting (Downtime)
  • Ampla Inventory: Production and Inventory Accounting
  • Agrees that improved decision-making is their greatest driver to their business

Results

Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:

  • Improved visibility of production and inventory
  • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: <5%
    • Equipment uptime: <5%

AVEVA Ampla Case Study

Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company reduces energy and improves productivity with Ampla MES

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a July 2016 survey of AVEVA Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The local team adapt to [our] needs and support has always been professional and first class.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select AVEVA Ampla:

  • Was able to overcome the following challenges by using Ampla:
    • Obtain better visibility into operations
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Services and support

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of AVEVA Ampla that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Ampla capabilities:
    • Ampla Performance: Delay Accounting (Downtime)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with AVEVA Ampla:

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Reduced energy costs
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 10-20%
    • OEE: 10-20%
    • Equipment uptime: 10-20%
    • Inventory management: 10-20%
    • Reduced energy consumption: 10-20%

Case Study: Food Company Utilizes Ampla to Improve Visibility, Productivity and Throughput

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise food company is based on a November 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With Ampla, production is far more visual and the downtime is better described and timely.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Improved managing the scope and complexity of their processes
    • Better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products
    • Its services availability
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Services and support

Use Case

  • Ampla capability currently being used:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
  • Agrees that Ampla is critical to their organization’s day to day operations
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 0-5%
    • OEE: 0-5%

Case Study: Ampla Delivers Sustainable Performance Improvements for Large Mining Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise metals & mining company is based on a November 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“[Ampla provides] improved data management, analysis, and reporting.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Improved managing the scope and complexity of their processes
    • Better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
    • Reduced energy consumption and waste
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its function fit their needs and strategies
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
    • Its services availability
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • System operating time within organization for 9+ years.

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting
    • Energy management solution
    • Knowledge, Metrics and Maintenance

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is very critical to their organization’s day to day operations
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was > 18 months
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 0-5%
    • OEE: 0-5%
    • Reduced energy consumption: 0-5%

Ampla’s Actionable Intelligence Helps Mining Company Improve Performance Long-term

Introduction

This case study of a small business metals & mining company is based on a November 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“I cannot imagine working without Ampla. It is very difficult to measure what benefits or impact we are achieving because we have been using Ampla for a long time now.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functions fit their needs and strategies
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities
    • Services and support

Use Case

  • Ampla capability currently being used:
    • Complete operations management solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is very critical to their organization’s day to day operations
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 20-30%
    • OEE: 20-30%
    • Equipment uptime: 10-20%
    • Inventory management: 0-5%
    • Reduced energy consumption: 10-20%

Case Study: Global 500 Mining Company Achieves >30% Performance Improvements with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 metals & mining company is based on a November 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its reputation
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved visibility of delays
  • Agrees that Ampla is not critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: greater than 30%
    • OEE: greater than 30%
    • Equipment uptime: greater than 30%
    • Inventory management: greater than 30%
    • Reduced energy consumption: greater than 30%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Retail Company improves manufacturing efficiency with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail company is based on a November 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“So far, Ampla is the best platform to collect and analyze production line data.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functions fit their needs and strategies
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Best fit for their industry

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently being used:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting
    • Quality, Metrics, Planning

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
  • Agrees that Ampla is very critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was 12-18 months.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 5-10%
    • OEE: 20-30%
    • Equipment uptime: 5-10%

Global 500 Metals & Mining Company improves decision making and productivity with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla is a very robust and reliable product. Ampla can lead itself to a high level of customization.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functions fit their needs and strategies
    • Due to their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products
    • Its services availability
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Services and support
    • Best fit for their industry

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently being used:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting
    • Complete operations management solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is extremely critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 0-5%
    • Equipment uptime: 0-5%

Global 500 Mining Company realizes 20-30% productivity, OEE improvements with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functions fit their needs and strategies
    • Its total cost of ownership
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Contextualized energy and production data
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities

Use Case

  • Ampla capability currently being used:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is very critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was 12-18 months.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 20-30%
    • OEE: 20-30%
    • Equipment uptime: 20-30%
    • Inventory management: 10-20%
    • Reduced energy consumption: 10-20%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Retail Company improves visibility, productivity and OEE

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla is a nice and friendly program to work with.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
    • Reduced energy consumption and waste
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reason:
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently being used:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting
    • Complete operations management solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 10-20%
    • OEE: 10-20%
    • Equipment uptime: 10-20%

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Beverage Company ‘finds’ missing time with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise beverage company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla is one of the better MES around. In a high speed manufacturing process that runs at >80% OEE identifying lost time is difficult. The Ampla application allowed us to ‘find’ missing time which has enabled us to focus our CI (continuous improvement) efforts and improve our OEE further.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is critical to their organization’s day to day operations.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Metals & Mining Company improves operational efficiency

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla is a great system.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reason:
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
  • Agrees that Ampla is very critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 5-10%
    • OEE: 5-10%
    • Equipment uptime: 5-10%
    • Inventory management: 5-10%
    • Reduced energy consumption: 5-10%

Large Industrial Manufacturing Company: Ampla adds value to our manufacturing process

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla is comprehensive tool which has added value to our manufacturing process.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its total cost of ownership
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
  • Agrees that Ampla is very critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was 9-12 months.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • productivity: 10-20%
    • OEE: 10-20%
    • equipment uptime: 10-20%

Case Study: Global 500 Food Company improves productivity with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 food company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Improved managing the scope and complexity of their processes
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Reduced energy consumption and waste
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Its total cost of ownership
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Services and support

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Production and inventory accounting

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is extremely critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • productivity: 10-20%
    • inventory management: 10-20%

Case Study: S&P 500 Electronics Company improves operational efficiency with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 electronics company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla’s dashboard view points us to the bottleneck and where to focus.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its facilitation of multi-site deployments
    • Its services availability

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is not critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was > 18 months.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company utilizes Ampla to help improve OEE

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise pharmaceuticals company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Decision makers frequently refer to the Ampla data for use in asset utilization decisions.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting
    • Metrics module to record KPI’s over time

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • productivity: 5-10%
    • OEE: 5-10%
    • equipment uptime: 10-20%

Case Study: Fortune 500 Metals & Mining Company maximizes productivity with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Although the implementation process can be rigorous the end result is a reliable and functional solution which delivers production and plant performance information to all our key stakeholders. This allows our plant personnel to make informed decisions on achieving maximum productivity whilst managing underlying costs.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Off the shelf functionality, productised solution

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting
    • Complete operations management solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • productivity: 5-10%
    • equipment uptime: 5-10%
    • inventory management: 0-5%

Case Study: Mining Company realizes improved productivity and OEE with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a small business metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Drill down functionality. [Ampla] Provides clarity for decision making with regards to plant production processes which is an improvement from our previous Production Management Information System.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Production and inventory accounting

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • productivity: 10-20%
    • OEE: 5-10%
    • equipment uptime: 10-20%

Case Study: Mining Company uses real-time downtime analysis to improve productivity

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Our Operators are alive to the system. They really like it and believe it’s the way to go when it comes to production reporting because they don’t have to enter everything manually in spreadsheets. The system has the potential to free some of their time to do other things at work. Ampla reduces operator interventions, and hence human errors, when it comes to capturing production statistics. It allows an operator to book downtime as soon as the downtime is over and not wait until the end of the shift.”

“I am able to configure any report in the system that I want. Ampla provides real-time reporting of downtime and allocation thereof.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products
    • Needed a system that will report downtime and production data in real time
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • Inventory management
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities
    • Services and support

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting
    • Reporting

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
    • Improved downtime allocation
  • Agrees that Ampla is critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: 5-10%

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Metals Company improves asset uptime with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Our use of Ampla provides a good level of functionality in relation to downtime and recipe management. Ampla has improved visibility of equipment downtime.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Their existing investment in AVEVA (including Wonderware and Invensys) software and hardware products
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Recipe

Results

  • Saw the following benefit since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
  • Agrees that Ampla is critical to their organization’s day to day operations.

Case Study: Global 500 Mining Company improves productivity by more than 30% with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Downtime analysis is a major driver to improving our assets OEE. The OEE improvements have enabled the business to double its throughput capability, in turn significantly increasing the operating margin of the business.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Improved managing the scope and complexity of their processes
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
    • Improved operational efficiency
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Its ability to integrate into the process
    • Its facilitation of multi-site deployments
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration

Use Case

  • Ampla capability currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
    • Improved productivity and throughput
    • Improved visibility of production and inventory
    • Improved decision making through actionable intelligence
  • Agrees that Ampla is extremely critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Payback period on their investment with Ampla was 6-9 months.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • Productivity: greater than 30%
    • OEE: 5-10%
    • Equipment uptime: 10-20%

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Metals & Mining Company improves productivity with Ampla

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise metals & mining company is based on a October 2015 survey of Ampla customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Ampla has reduced a reporting requirement from 3 hours to 15 minutes.”

Challenges

  • Achieved the following with Ampla:
    • Improved managing the scope and complexity of their processes
    • Obtained better visibility into operations
  • Invested in Ampla software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
  • Agrees that the following sets Ampla apart from their competition:
    • OEE and downtime analysis
    • Flexible solution with enterprise integration
    • Visualization and reporting capabilities

Use Case

  • Ampla capabilities currently using:
    • Delay accounting (downtime) solution
    • Production and inventory accounting

Results

  • Saw the following benefits since implementing Ampla software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and real-time OEE)
  • Agrees that Ampla is critical to their organization’s day to day operations.
  • Achieved the following improvement using the Ampla software:
    • productivity: 5-10%
    • OEE: 5-10%
    • equipment uptime: 5-10%



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