PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) - The Manufacturing Leadership Forum, sponsored by Northwest Analytics, took place March 2 and 3, 2015 in Denmark and highlighted manufacturing innovation in the pharmaceutical and life sciences markets. This executive forum facilitated the exchange of ideas critical for advancing the use of data and analytics to drive improvements in manufacturing processes and the supply chain.
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2015) - Dow Chemical, a global provider of chemical products and services and Northwest Analytics were recognized for their technology leadership and creative collaboration when they were announced as winners of a 2015 Golden Mousetrap Award by Design News.
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2015) - The Chemical Industry Leadership Forum drew more than 50 senior management attendees from leading worldwide chemical manufacturers who gathered last week in New Orleans to discuss the challenges of managing manufacturing big data, and offer insights on how the value of that data can be unlocked to improve process efficiency and the bottom line.
The Chemical Industry Leadership Forum drew more than 50 senior management attendees from leading worldwide chemical manufacturers gathered last week (February 3rd) in New Orleans to discuss the challenges of managing manufacturing big data, and offer insights on how the value of that data can be unlocked to improve process efficiency and the bottom line.
The Chemical Industry Leadership Forum drew more than 50 senior management attendees from leading chemical manufacturers. This invitation-only event, hosted at the Petroleum Club in Houston, focused on the challenges of managing manufacturing big data and offered insights on how the value of that data can be unlocked to enhance manufacturing processes and the bottom line.
“Doing it in Stages”, an article in the October edition of Specialty Chemicals Magazine, details the specialty chemicals company Albemarle and their journey to manufacturing intelligence. The piece takes a close look at the benefits of their systematic approach to achieving manufacturing intelligence as they moved from the pre-purchase/evaluation and pre-implementation stages through to implementation and finally post implementation.
Manufacturers are swimming—some say drowning—in data. There are multiple types of production equipment and processes, each with its own proprietary database. There are thousands of data points contained in data silos, data in itself isn't the problem. What keeps manufacturers up at night is how to integrate, analyze, understand and act it.
One of the biggest challenges to implement an Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence solution (EMI), as identified by leading analyst firms, is the ability to integrate and aggregate data across disparate data systems or "islands of data".
This video illustrates how NWA Focus EMI’s unique approach enables manufacturers to easily bridge data systems in the most efficient and effective way possible – without duplicating data or requiring another database.
Palmer Foundry in Massachusetts reached a point where their untarnished record and their impeccable customer satisfaction ratings were no longer enough. Facing escalating expectations for quality and process control from customers Palmer needed to adopt a system of manufacturing intelligence that would improve their approach to decision making and business strategies - they turned to NWA Focus EMI®.