Enabling Technologies

This section should ideally be read after reading the section on ‘Profitably Improving Techniques’, this section detailing in generic form the many ways in which you can improve the bottom line in your business.  Within that section various automation techniques are mentioned, and this section essentially adds detail to each of those technologies.  It is likely that not all of these techniques and technologies will be applicable to your specific business, however we hope that a significant number will be, and by you and us working together as a team cost effective automation technologies can be deployed that provide you with a very real and tangible payback.

For most if not all industries, the profit increasing enabling technologies down into the following components:

  1. General Automation
  2. Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  3. Machine Vision
  4. Robotics
  5. Energy Monitoring & Saving (aM&T)
  6. Data Historian for Process Optimisation
  7. Process Analytical Technology (PAT)
  8. Workflow & EBRS
  9. Product Tracking
  10. Production Scheduler