Coast Composites is one of the world’s leading and most experienced suppliers of composite aerospace tooling for large, complex composite parts. It utilizes advanced aerospace tooling design and manufacturing technologies to provide high value, quality service, committed delivery, and competitive advantage to its customers in the defense, commercial aerospace and space/satellite industries. Coast is part of the AIP Aerospace group of companies.
Brian Reed, Plant Manager for the Irvine, CA facility at Coast said, “After looking at several other monitoring and analytics software solutions on the market, VIMANA really stood out by enabling us to see what is going on the shop floor and when production downtimes do occur automatically identifying the reason and raising an alert in real-time. OEE (overall equipment effectiveness)
Rick Moran, Chief Operating Officer of System Insights noted, “It is clear that companies like AIP Aerospace are looking for a big data analytics platform like VIMANA that are not sufficiently addressed by other solutions in the market. VIMANA software solution monitors and manages machine tool productivity which provides the perfect solution for forward thinking companies like AIP Aerospace.”
VIMANA is the only software product that combines a comprehensive real-time data solution, based on the MTConnect data standard, with multi-dimensional, complex reasoning and machine learning technologies to deliver predictive manufacturing solutions for both machining-based discrete and process manufacturing industries.
VIMANA identifies periods of production losses using a sophisticated classification engine, and provides users with the information and insight needed to improve utilization. VIMANA includes real-time dashboards as well as historical reports and analysis; it integrates with a wide range of modern and legacy factory equipment using the MTConnect open standard for machine tool data interoperability.
System Insights, based in Berkeley, California, with offices in Chennai, India, is a leading global supplier of manufacturing software in both machining based, discrete and process industries. The System Insights’ flagship product - VIMANA - delivers predictive analytics solutions to improve clients’ efficiency, productivity, and profitability. VIMANA provides these data while enabling customers to realize sustainable manufacturing objectives. The VIMANA software platform delivers a unique combination of Cloud Computing and Big Data capabilities that sets out to revolutionize the economics of manufacturing. System Insights is a proud member of both AMT (Association for Manufacturing Technology) and NTMA (National Tooling and Machining Association)
William Sobel, CEO