For Acutec Precision Aerospace the goal was to achieve the next level of operational efficiency, process repeatability, and competitive advantage while reducing manufacturing costs.
Acutec Precision Aerospace Uses VIMANA’s Industrial Analytics Software to Improve Operational Efficiency
Acutec’s Employee Adoption Was Critical to Success
Shop floor employees perceive software that monitors machine activity as being “intrusive.” However, at Acutec, management was proactive in communicating with operators and machinists. They explained how VIMANA could help them find ways to become more efficient. The response was overwhelmingly positive. Operators embraced it and welcomed gaining an understanding of their performance and the financial impact. Machinists were empowered to make their own decisions based on the data. They were motivated by healthy competition and embraced total accountability. The exposure of operators day-to-day issues enabled management to solve problems more quickly.
“We are using VIMANA Elevate to make decisions and improve awareness across the facility. Our operators have welcomed the objective data, and we are fully transparent with the analytics”. Elisabeth Smith, President & CEO, Acutec Precision Aerospace, Inc.
VIMANA’s IoT technology has enabled Acutec Precision Aerospace to improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce machining costs. The data-driven insight resulted in:
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