TechValidate Research on AVEVA Wonderware Manufacturing Operations

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4,307 Customers Surveyed

29,012 Data Points Collected

378 Published TechFacts

76 Published Charts

125 Published Case Studies



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Case Study: Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on a March 2014 survey of Wonderware Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Selected Wonderware Software to achieve the following improvements:
    • Better HMI design
    • Better process control
    • Better process visibility
    • More effective alarm management

Use Case

  • Uses the following Wonderware software products:
    • Wonderware Historian (InSQL)
    • Wonderware Historian Client (ActiveFactory)
    • Wonderware InTouch HMI
    • Wonderware (ArchestrA) System Platform
    • GRAccess, MXAccess
  • Purchased Wonderware Software for the following reasons:
    • Existing Wonderware software investment
    • Its functional fit to their needs
    • Wonderware’s software reputation

Results

  • Finds Wonderware Software’s integration with automation and SCADA differentiates them from the competition.
  • Achieved the following benefits with Wonderware Software:
    • Improved plant-to-business integration
    • Increased productivity and throughput
    • Improved process or operational visibility

Continued ROI With A Wonderware Investment

What driver/s influenced your purchase of Wonderware Software?

Ability to integrate to the process
43%
Distributor channel able to locally serve me
15%
Existing Wonderware software investment
52%
Facilitation of multi-plant deployment strategy
11%
Functional fit to our needs
38%
Leading technology provider: Mobility, Cloud, Big Data
4%
Partnerships with other software vendors
8%
Partnerships with Systems Integrators and other industry consultants
21%
Services offering (pre/post project)
9%
Wonderware software reputation
37%
Other
11%

Consistency with Wonderware Supervisory HMI Software

Wonderware allows for uniformity in operations across the manufacturing network.

Process Engineer, Global 500 Hospitality Company

Wonderware InTouch Users Depend on System Platform and Historian

What Wonderware software products do you use?

Wonderware InTouch HMI
83%
Wonderware Historian (InSQL)
52%
Wonderware (ArchestrA) System Platform
43%
Wonderware Historian Client (ActiveFactory)
39%
Wonderware Development Studio
28%
Wonderware Information Server
21%
Wonderware InBatch
9%
Wonderware MES/Operations
7%
Wonderware MES/Performance
6%
Wonderware Corporate Energy Management
5%
Wonderware (ArchestrA) Workflow
4%
Wonderware Intelligence EMI
3%
Wonderware Enterprise Integrator
3%
Wonderware QI Analyst
3%
Wonderware MES/Quality
3%
Wonderware IntelaTrac
2%
Wonderware SmartGlance
1%
Other
11%

Wonderware Intelligence Software enables Energy Consumption monitoring

The single most important operational impact that Wonderware Intelligence software brought to our company is the ability to monitor our energy consumptions, helping us achieve our KPIs, as we couldn’t control what we could not monitor before.

Engineering Management, Global 500 Food Company

Case Study: Fortune 500 Forest Products Company Gains Visibility, Enterprise Integration

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 construction company is based on an August 2014 survey of the Wonderware and Microsoft partnership customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Wonderware products that are integrated with Microsoft technologies allow for:
    • Better visibility of plant operations
    • Better integration between plant and enterprise (business systems)
    • Better integration between plant and controls (automation)
    • Easier acquisition of Microsoft products (SQL Server)

Use Case

  • Uses the following Wonderware software product:
    • Wonderware InTouch
  • In the Forest Products industry.
  • Currently using the following Microsoft products:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft CALS (Client Access Licenses)
    • .NET
    • Windows OS’s

Results

  • Takes advantage of the partnership of Microsoft and Wonderware Software in the following ways:
    • Adopt new operating systems
    • Easily acquire and use SQL Server
    • Attain thought leadership insight on topics such as the cloud, mobility, Internet of Things
  • Found that the following capabilities differentiated Wonderware Software from the competition:
    • Product capabilities: visualization
  • Realized the following benefits due to the Microsoft/Wonderware partnership alliance:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and OEE)
    • Improved plant-to-business integration
    • Improved mobility usage, strategy
    • Increased productivity, quality and/or throughput
    • Improved process or operational visibility
    • Reduced cost of business (product, assets, regulatory compliance, etc.)
  • Saw the following improvements due to the Wonderware/Microsoft partnership:
    • Improved technology adoption and usage: 10-20%
    • Reduced manufacturing cost: 10-20%
    • Improved product/process integration: 10-20%
    • Increased productivity: 10-20%
    • Improved time to market: 10-20%


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About AVEVA Wonderware Manufacturing Operations

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