Case Study:
The Central American Bottling Company

Filling up on Efficiency With Epicor Informance EMI and Sage Clarity

OUR REAL-TIME MANUFACTURING ANALYTICS PLATFORM CAN BOOST YOUR OEE AND INCREASE CAPACITY.

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. It manufactures both PEPSICO products and its own products, and it also distributes these products, making it the largest beverage distributor in Central America.

Far-reaching Reliability with Sage Clarity

Since going live, the company estimates efficiency among the lines already running the software has increased by five percent. From production budget to efficiency, virtually any possible metric related to its plants is viewable in Informance. CBC can—for instance—use Informance to determine where to allocate the maintenance budget.

From CBC

“Informance allows us to have more uptime in our lines by raising the productivity with the proper management tools and allows us to launch new products faster … We are very happy with what we’ve done so far, and we’ll be deploying Informance at other plants with Sage Clarity this year.”
Carlos Estrada – Corporate Packaging Manager

The Central American Bottling Corporation

 

  • Headquarters: Guatamala City, Guatamala
  • Industry: Beverage manufacturer and bottler
  • Website: cbc.co

 

Challenges

  • Ability to monitor and measure events in all plants through an easy-to-use solution

 

Solution

  • Epicor Informance® EMI

 

Results

  • Increased plant efficiency by 5 OEE points
  • Allowed users to drill down into all metrics measured by system to find and resolve issues and identify efficiency opportunities
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