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FOOD AND BEVERAGE
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Monitor processes, improve throughput, and maximize efficiency

Production visibility
Gain production transparency and insights with real-time dashboards
High flexibility
Connect heterogeneous machine parks, environmental and consumption sensors with one platform
Enhanced quality and compliance
Improved quality control and compliance with strict regulatory standards of food and beverage

Success story

Sonnländer increased asset productivity with OEE monitoring

Company Snapshot

Sonnländer, a subsidiary of EDEKA, is a leading producer of fruit juices and fruit-based products in Europe. With over 400 employees and 4 production facilities, it processes over 400,000 tons of fruit annually.

Challenges

  • Heterogeneous machine park
  • No live transparency on shop floor operations
  • Low quality data for Operational Excellence initiatives

Outcome

10-15%

Increased OEE

10-20%

Increased asset availability

>40%

Shorter root-cause problem solving

Swedish OEM supplier reduces costs with resource and energy monitoring

Company Snapshot

Europe’s leading provider of innovative heating and charging solutions for the automotive industry. With over 100 employees, the company operates from its headquarters in Sweden.

Challenges

  • Small project team with limited resources
  • No live feedback from the shop floor
  • Heterogeneous machine park

Outcome

5%

Saved energy costs

90%

Reduced downtime due to lack of resources

20%

Reduced unplanned maintenance

Austrian automotive supplier reduces costs with an open-source historian

Company Snapshot

A global automotive supplier specializing in advanced connectivity solutions for over 60 years. With over 6,000 employees, the company operates 12 highly automated plants worldwide.

Challenges

  • High costs of validating point-to-point integrations
  • Slow time to value
  • High license costs for MES & Historian

Outcome

>100k

Saved in license cost per site

97%

Reached in data compression rates

0%

Vendor lock-in in case of license changes

European energy producer increases implementation speed with Unified Namespace architecture

Company Snapshot

A major European energy company with a focus on renewable energy and innovative energy solutions. Employing over 75,000 people, it operates in multiple countries.

Challenges

  • Unstable internet connections
  • Limited throughput rate of OT systems
  • High reliability demands

Outcome

80%

Reduced integration time per use-case

60%

Reduced Mean Time To Detect (MTTD)

90%

Reduced integration maintenance

European energy producer increases implementation speed with Unified Namespace architecture

Company Snapshot

A major European energy company with a focus on renewable energy and innovative energy solutions. Employing over 75,000 people, it operates in multiple countries.

Challenges

  • Heterogeneous machine park
  • No live feedback from the shop floor
  • Internal resources need to focus on use cases, not infrastructure

Outcome

80%

Reduced integration time per use-case

60%

Reduced Mean Time To Detect (MTTD)

90%

Reduced integration maintenance

Use cases in Food & Beverage

OEE and Condition
Monitoring

Optimize production, reduce costs, and improve quality through transparency and insights generated with configurable dashboards and detailed analytics

  • Increased OEE by easily identifying optimization potential

  • Increased machine availability with real-time data monitoring and alerts

  • Increased speed of root-cause problem solving due to increased transparency

Energy & Resource
Optimization

Reduce overall energy consumption and related costs with energy monitoring of each asset.

  • Reduced operating costs and energy consumption by analyzing influence of individual products and machine parameter settings

  • Reduce data exploration time by consolidating OT and IT data sources into a single database

  • Reduced reaction time in case of faulty equipment due to alerts

Electronic Batch
Recording (EBR)

Track your batch production across multiple parameters from a single source.

  • Real-time monitoring and alerts

  • Connectivity to all assets and relevant systems

  • Improved performance by generating insights with full process transparency

  • Safe data storage fulfilling regulatory requirements

Energy & Resource Optimization

Reduce overall energy consumption and related costs with energy monitoring of each asset.

  • Reduced operating costs and energy consumption by analyzing influence of individual products and machine parameter settings

  • Meet regulatory requirements (ENEFG / Energy Efficiency Directive) to achieve energy consumption transparency by 2026

  • Reduced reaction time in case of faulty equipment due to alerts

Other industries

Pharmaceutical

Ensure regulatory compliance and enhance batch traceability

Automotive

Enhance production efficiency and ensure quality control.

Chemical

Optimize process operations and improve safety protocols

Interested in the possibilities?See UMH in action!

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Interested in the possibilities?
See UMH in action!

Interested in the possibilities?
See UMH in action!