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Procter & Gamble

 Designing and optimizing efficiency in consumer packaged goods manufacturing

 
 
Tecnomatix supports efficient design and delivers cost savings by boosting productivity at new and existing plants
 
Business challenges: Faster design of more efficient factories
 
Keys to success:
  • 3D factory layouts everyone can understand;
  • Fast, easy-to-prepare logistics simulations;
  • In-house reliability algorithms integrated with plant simulation;
  • Standards-based, lightweight CAD (JT) files.
 
Results:
  • Millions of dollars in global cost savings;
  • 33 percent increase in utilization of factory space and material handling resources;
  • 20-25 percent savings in costs of moving materials;
  • Greater confidence in new facility designs;
  • Optimized material handling, logistics and indirect labor across the organization;
  • Increased planning accuracy and efficiency.
 
“Tecnomatix lets us apply the concepts used in equipment design to optimize factories and facilities.” Brad Whitmore Technology Section HeadGlobal Computer Aided Engineering Procter & Gamble 
 
Solutions/Services: Tecnomatix
 
Client’s primary business:
Procter & Gamble Company is one of the world’s largest consumer products companies, with approximately 300 brands in more than 160 countries around the world.
 
Client location: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
 
“Tecnomatix applications work together well to let you visualize different factory layouts and determine quantitatively how they will perform. We got a lot more confidence in what the real plant will look like [using Tecnomatix], because we had already seen it and flown around it virtually.” Brad Whitmore, Technology Section Head Global Computer Aided Engineering Procter & Gamble
 
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