Case Studies

Ocean Spray

Prior to implementing SPC, operators at Ocean Spray’s food processing plants made individual
adjustments to finished products at a cost to the company. “Customers want a product at target, and we
were giving them something above target—and then spending extra money and using extra ingredients
to make it right,” says Farrell. “Now, with SPC data informing our decisions, the process is much more
stable and efficient.”

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Cargill Salt

Cargill improves productivity with real-time analysis and manufacturing performance metrics. Cargill Salt produces more than 1,000 salt varieties and different package sizes for national and regional brands. Seasonal product demand combined with inconsistent capacity use across manufacturing locations caused sporadic excess and out-of-stock finished goods inventory.

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CBC – PEPSI BOTTLING EFFICIENCY

Filling up on Efficiency With Epicor Informance® EMI and Sage Clarity The Central America Bottling Corporation (CBC) is a multinational beverage corporation— operating in Central America, the Caribbean, and South America—with the industry’s largest portfolio of products in the region.

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BUSHMILLS DISTILLERY OEE GAINS

Bushmills was using traditional paper-based methods to monitor manufacturing performance. The need to eliminate time-consuming, error-prone manual intervention prompted Bushmills to search for an enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI) solution.

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UNILEVER MANUFACTURING PERFORMANCE

For more than two years, Unilever has been implementing total productive maintenance (TPM) but found manually collected data was hard to utilize. Implementing the Epicor Informance EMI system enables the manufacturing plants to target and prioritize opportunities for productivity improvement.

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Diageo Mobile EMI

Diageo accelerates performance with a sip of mobile technology from Epicor About Diageo A leading premium beverage business, Diageo’s wine, spirits and beer products are sold in 180 markets around the world.

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Nestle Waters Improves Quality Control

Nestle Waters, the world’s leading bottled water company, has built a solid reputation on the quality and purity of its products. Established in 130 countries, with a portfolio of 72 brands, Nestle Waters continues to meet consumer needs by keeping its wide variety of products flowing through strong distribution channels.

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Ben & Jerry’s Fill Weight Improvements

The ice cream manufacturer was looking for a fast and reliable way to collect and analyze the vital quality data of their product as it was coming off production lines. Ben & Jerry’s was measuring, monitoring and controlling four main product attributes – weight, volume, air addition and add-in amounts.

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