Athulan Vijayaraghavan, chief technical officer with System Insights, explained, “With a process traceability system, analytics are built to fully understand the manufacturing process execution and its impacts and apply this information in improving efficiencies. This kind of a system can also help in integrating with upstream applications that look at the design of the part and downstream applications that look at the use-phase of the part.”
According to Cutler, “Internet of Things (IoT) can improve various aspects of manufacturing efficiency, including productivity, asset health, profitability, quality, safety, employee safety, and environmental impact. At best, most manufacturing companies have part traceability systems reporting only when which part was manufactured. This is insufficient data; it is not enough to understand fully what happened when a part was made. Tying together the complexity of global manufacturing systems with a holistic approach is challenging and requires that systems are developed for process traceability. Process traceability must track and trace every process that happened to a part as it went through the manufacturing process.”
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