TechValidate Research on AVEVA Wonderware Manufacturing Operations

Case Study: Nestle, NA, Engineering Management


This case study of Nestle is based on a December 2013 survey of Wonderware MES customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


  • Purchased Wonderware MES software for the following reasons:
    • Its functional fit to their needs and strategy
    • Its ability to integrate to the process
    • Its facilitation of multi-plant deployments
  • Finds the following Wonderware MES capabilities differentiate it from the competition:
    • Inventory management
    • Integration with automation and SCADA
    • Enterprise integration

Use Case

  • Uses the following software capabilities from Wonderware Manufacturing Execution System software:
    • MES/Operations
    • MES/Performance
    • Wonderware Enterprise Integrator
    • Supply Chain Connector
  • Utilizes the following Wonderware MES software functionalities:
    • Paperless work order execution/ electronic recordkeeping
    • Traceability and product genealogy
    • Bill of material handling
    • Inventory management
    • Procedure steps


  • Realized the following benefits with Wonderware MES software:
    • Improved asset utilization (uptime and OEE)
    • Increased productivity and throughput
    • Improved product quality
    • Improved production planning and scheduling
    • Reduced regulatory compliance costs
    • Improved inventory turnover
  • Paid back their investment in Wonderware MES/MOM in > 18 months.
  • Achieved the following improvements with MES Software:
    • Productivity: 5-10%
    • Quality: 0-5%
    • OEE: 0-5%
    • Equipment uptime: 5-10%
    • Manufacturing cost reduction: 20-30%

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