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ATS Automation releases IIoT platform for factory optimization at Automate


April 8, 2019
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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April 8, 2019 – ATS Automation Tooling Systems has unveiled a new platform for factory optimization with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) at the Automate trade show, running April 8-11, 2019 in Chicago. 

The company says its Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence platform uses real-time machine performance data to increase throughput, improve uptime, decrease cost and boost quality on the factory floor – enabling agile data-to-decision in minutes.

The platform gives insights on the essential machines, lines, cells and processes that propel manufacturing business. It works on all manufacturers’ equipment, and because it features visual KPIs, business intelligence analytics, and reporting capabilities, Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence gives operators and managers a live, multi-layered data view of equipment performance for operational insight.

Operators can troubleshoot and share process and product issues/solutions, prevent downtime through proactive equipment maintenance, drive greater operational efficiency, and unlock performance for sustainable production improvements. The platform pinpoints where to focus resources to have the maximum e­ffect on line throughput.

Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence is scalable, modular, flexible and mobile. It meets the needs of each unique manufacturing environment, regardless of the types of equipment running, the number of lines, or manufacturing footprint. Data is accessible on a secure, web-based platform.