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Presentation Features The Dow Chemical Company’s Global Adoption of Foundational Analytics to Improve Performance

Portland, Oregon - Northwest Analytics has been designated by the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) and The Dow Chemical Company to present at their joint event exploring the power and benefits of the operational guidance delivered by manufacturing analytics.

The Operational Guidance for Manufacturing 4.0 event will provide attendees the opportunity to hear first-hand how the Northwest Analytics platform, NWA Focus EMI®, delivers foundational analytics that enable Dow and other leading manufacturers to broadly scale the use of analytics-based monitoring and alarming to improve performance, increase output and minimize risk throughout their operations.

Northwest Analytics CEO Robert Ward noted, “We are excited to support the efforts of Dow and DMDII to provide a distinct competitive advantage to U.S.-based manufacturing as they start their Industry 4.0 journey. The analytics-based decision guidance provided by our platform is ideally suited to enable real-time enterprise wide visibility, management, and optimization of critical processes no matter where that data is being captured or consumed.”

The event will also feature case studies and panel discussions as well as one of the leading industry analysts focused on the impact of Industry 4.0 manufacturing analytics.

Northwest Analytics joined DMDII, a public-private partnership driving the digital future of manufacturing, in 2016 to actively participate in the research and development of advanced technologies that are creating new ways for manufacturers to dramatically increase efficiency and productivity. 

About Northwest Analytics

Northwest Analytics is a leading provider of Industry 4.0 manufacturing analytics solutions for manufacturers, delivering process decision guidance into 35% of the Forbes 1,000 manufacturers and more than 3,000 manufacturing customers worldwide. Northwest Analytics is focused exclusively on enabling better operational visibility and analytics-based decision making for manufacturers, providing a powerful, easy-to-use suite of manufacturing intelligence and SPC solutions that emphasize enterprise-wide integration and scalability. NWA is the partner-of-choice when it comes to helping its customers increase operating efficiencies and throughput, while delivering a fast and effective ROI. For more information, visit

About the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) is where innovative manufacturers forge their futures. In partnership with UI LABS and the Department of Defense, DMDII prepares U.S. manufactures with the digital tools and expertise they need to begin building every part better than the last. As a result, our more than 300 partners increase their productivity and win more business.

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