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February 12, 2019
Multi-Stage Scheduling

In the automotive industry, the entire supply chain is driven by the assembly line sequence. Links within the chain are relied upon to produce and deliver parts on time to avoid shortages in subsequent links. Whether scheduling multiple stages within one facility or across multiple facilities, the risk tolerance and the need to facilitate different […]

February 5, 2019
The Digital Twin's Role in the Production Environment

A digital twin is a digital representation of a real-world entity that contains both the structure and the dynamics of the real-world entity. It is connected to its real-world counterpart, so it continuously updates itself representing a near real-time status of its real counterpart. The Digital Twin also contains the history of the existence of […]

February 5, 2019
How to Effectively Implement Industry 4.0 in Your Organization

Today most production managers are participating in a race, whether they know it or not. It's the race to adopt and implement new manufacturing systems and technologies. While adopting new technology is always challenging, this process is made more difficult by the fact that most factories already have a set of systems in place. These […]

February 1, 2019
Multi-Zone Sequencing

A New Approach to Sequencing Optimization Optessa MLS, versions 7.0 and beyond introduce multi-zone sequencing, a new approach to optimization which can benefit plants with the need to generate a sequence for multiple production areas—each zone can have its own sequence, with its own set of constraints, and all zones can be optimized at the […]

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