Session will discuss how Cummins implemented Apriso’s global manufacturing operations solution to help international expansion
(BUSINESS WIRE) — October 17, 2011 — Apriso Corporation:
Who: Robert D. Borchelt, Ph.D., Director of Manufacturing IT Systems and Industrial Controls, will present a case study outlining lessons learned and best practices gained in taking an “enterprise approach” to manufacturing operations management.
What: Attendees will hear how Cummins designed and is now implementing Apriso’s FlexNet as a next generation enterprise Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to fuel strategic growth in emerging markets of Brazil, India and China. Cummins is leveraging Apriso’s Core methodology to accelerate their global MES deployment, coupled with a Center of Excellence, to expedite the sharing of process innovations and best practices across their manufacturing enterprise. Benefits include reduced bottlenecks to accelerate production throughput, improved quality and expanded genealogy, traceability and defect containment programs.
Where: European Manufacturing Summit, Swissôtel Düsseldorf, Neuss; http://www.ems-summit.com
When: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at 10:00 AM local time (CET)
About Cummins, Inc.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins employs approximately 40,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,000 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.0 billion on sales of $13.2 billion in 2010. Press releases can be found on the Web at http://www.cummins.com or http://www.cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cumminsengines and YouTube at http://youtube.com/cumminsengines.
About Apriso Corporation
Apriso is a software company dedicated to helping its customers transform their global manufacturing operations. It does so by enabling manufacturers to achieve and sustain manufacturing excellence while adapting quickly and easily to market changes. Apriso's FlexNet is a BPM platform-based software solution for global manufacturing operations management. Apriso supports global continuous improvement by delivering visibility into, control over and synchronization across manufacturing and the product supply network. Apriso serves nearly 200 customers in 40+ countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. Customers include GM, Volvo CE, Honeywell, L'Oréal, Trixell, Lockheed Martin, Bombardier, Textron Systems, MBDA, Saint-Gobain and Essilor. Learn more at: www.apriso.com.