TechValidate Research on AVEVA Wonderware Manufacturing Operations


Case Study: Large Beverage Bottling Company

Introduction

This case study of a large beverage bottling company is based on a February 2015 survey of Wonderware InBatch customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I would recommend Wonderware InBatch to colleagues or customers!”

“Wonderware InBatch has been a good investment to improve process quality, safety, and performance.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following batch process and production requirements using Wonderware InBatch:
    • Flexible recipe management
    • Batch execution
  • Purchased Wonderware InBatch Software for the following reasons:
    • Ability to use InBatch with any control system
    • Efficiency in creating new recipe versions and new recipes
    • Material traceability and batch history

Use Case

  • Uses the following control system with InBatch for Batch Management:
    • Allen Bradley (Rockwell)

Results

  • Finds that the following capabilities differentiate Wonderware InBatch from other batch management systems:
    • ISA-88 model extensions by connection equipment and transfer phrases
    • Traceability, batch history and reporting
  • Has received the following benefits from using Wonderware InBatch software:
    • Increased operational efficiency
    • Faster time to market for new recipes
    • Engineering efficiency
  • Improved the following areas by the following rates after modernization compared to similar production plants by using Wonderware InBatch:
    • Productivity: 10-20%
    • Quality: 10-20%
    • Equipment utilisation: 20-30%
    • New product introduction: 10-20%
    • Cost of compliance: 5-10%




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