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TechValidate Research on Schneider Electric Software Ampla

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416 Data Points Collected

89 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

30 Published Case Studies



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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 Schneider Electric (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%

Schneider Electric Software Ampla Customer Testimonial

Improve performance with Ampla

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

Derrick Phiri, Metallurgist, Sibelco Australia

Schneider Electric Software Ampla Customer Research

Improved decision-making the top reason for choosing an inventory management solution

When selecting an Inventory Management solution which of the following is the greatest driver to your business?

Improved decision-making: 54%
Improved ad-hoc analysis and process diagnosis: 15%
Improved business improvement initiatives: 8%
Improved materials management and recoveries: 8%
Improved throughput: 8%
Reduced material losses: 8%

Schneider Electric Software 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 Schneider Electric Software 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 Schneider Electric Software 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 Schneider Electric Software 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 Schneider Electric Software 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%

An Operations Manager of a medium enterprise beverage company is likely to recommend Ampla for the following reason:

Ampla meets the needs of our business and is one of the better MES’s around.

Ampla is critical to our daily operations say 92% Metals & Mining companies

How critical is Ampla to your organization’s day to day operations?

Extremely critical: 15%
Very critical: 38%
Critical: 38%
Not critical: 8%


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About Schneider Electric Software Ampla

Plant Operation Ampla makes it possible to capture, aggregate, and transform data into manageable, insightful information for productivity analysis, data mining, querying and reporting.

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