Rockwell Automation Case Studies Hillshire Brands Improves Yield with Manufacturing Intelligence Strategy
Hillshire Brands Improves Yield with Manufacturing Intelligence StrategyRockwell Automation
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Functional Applications - Remote Monitoring & Control Systems
Networks & Connectivity - Ethernet
Food & Beverage
Process Control & Optimization
|[Efficiency Improvement - Maintenance]|
Real-time status reports enable maintenance personnel to remotely diagnose the weight of each chub, each batch and each shipment.
Engineers are close to a yield improvement of 0.1% within six weeks of rolling out the new system.
The solution can save 105,000 chubs per year and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cost of goods sold.
Hillshire Brands expects their new information solution to reduce giveaway another several tenths of a percent, increasing yield by up to 0.5%, or more than half a million pounds of sausage.